The physique of a California man who final communicated together with his household in May was found Wednesday in a remote part of Death Valley National Park, in accordance with park officers.
Officials found the physique of John McCarry, 69, of Long Beach, following a two-day air and floor search that began after authorities situated his automotive on the park, the National Park Service stated Thursday in a news release.
Foul play will not be suspected in his loss of life, in accordance with the discharge.
McCarry final contacted a member of the family by a textual content message despatched on May 15 from Olancha, California, park officers stated. He advised them he was headed to Death Valley National Park, situated east of the Sierra Nevada mountains alongside the California-Nevada border.
The park is named the most popular, driest and lowest nationwide park and “a land of extremes” because of drought and scorching summer season temperatures, in accordance with the park service.
The Long Beach Police Department issued a public data bulletin on May 26 for McCarry after he didn’t return dwelling, park officers stated.
Park rangers on May 31 situated his automobile on Lake Hill Road in Panamint Valley, the discharge said.
Searches by the park service, Bureau of Land Management rangers, a California Highway Patrol airplane and a U.S. Navy helicopter led to the invention of McCarry’s physique, which was found quarter mile from his automobile Wednesday afternoon, in accordance with park officers.
The Inyo County Coroner’s Office assisted in recovering his physique.