BOULEVARD (CNS) - The body of a hunter who went missing in rough terrain near Boulevard was discovered Monday, authorities said.
Richard Bradley Smith became separated from his party about 5 p.m. Sunday in the Lark Canyon area near McCain Valley Road in rural East County, according to sheriff's Lt. David Gilmore.
Search and rescue teams searched the area with the help of a helicopter Sunday evening but failed to find the San Diego resident, Gilmore said. He said the search resumed this morning and Smith's body was found about 8:15 a.m.
A cause of death determination was pending from the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office, which listed Smith as either 61 or 62 years old.
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BOULEVARD (CNS) - Sheriff's search and rescue teams Monday resumed a search for a 63-year-old hunter who went missing near Boulevard.
The man became separated from a hunting party about 5 p.m. Sunday in the
Lark Canyon area, near McCain Valley Road, according to sheriff's Lt. David Gilmore.
Search and rescue teams searched the area with the help of a helicopter Sunday evening but did not locate the hunter, Gilmore said.
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