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Body of missing snowshoer found on Mount Rainier

Body of missing snowshoer found on Mount Rainier.

Posted: Mar 13, 2018 4:37 PM

SEATTLE, WA., - The body of a missing snowshoer has been recovered at Mount Rainier National Park.

Park officials say the man's body was found Tuesday morning about 4,500-foot feet up the mountain.

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 again Tuesday morning.

The Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office will identify the man and determine his cause and manner of death.

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