Body of missing snowshoer found on Mount Rainier
SEATTLE (AP) — The body of a missing snowshoer has been recovered at Mount Rainier National Park.
Mount Rainier National Park officials say the man’s body was located Tuesday morning at about the 4,500-foot level in the Nisqually drainage below Paradise.
Officials say the man was reported missing Monday after he separated from his partner while descending from the Muir Snowfield.
A search began Monday evening and resumed Tuesday morning.
The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office will identify the man and determine his cause and manner of death.