Crews Find Body of Missing Hiker James Udall
by K2 News Desk, email@example.com
Searchers have found the body of missing hiker James "Randy" Udall. According to the Sublette County Sheriff's office, Udall's body was found just after 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in the Wind River Range. Foul play is not suspected in his death.
Udall is the brother of Colorado Senator Mark Udall. He's also the cousin of New Mexico Senator Tom Udall and son of the late 15-term Arizona congressman Morris Udall.
According to authorities, 61-year-old James Udall hiked into the mountains on June 20th and was expected to return last Wednesday. He was described as an experienced backpacker who has hiked in the Wind River Range for over 30 years.
Searchers combed some 225 miles north of Pinedale in their effort to find Udall. The US Forest Service and the Sublette County Sheriff's Office lead the search efforts.
James "Randy" Udall