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SAR Teams Continue Searching at Vesper Peak for Missing Hiker


CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Communications Specialist, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
Courtney.O’, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. –Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) personnel continue to search today for missing hiker, 27 year-old Samantha Sayers, who did not return from her day hike at Vesper Peak last Wednesday, August 1.

The Sheriff’s Office helicopter, SNOHAWK1, continues air search operations today. The Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit has a vessel on the water searching the shoreline of Spada Lake. Additional teams are on day two of reviewing the high-definition photos and videos taken on Wednesday by King County’s UAS (Drones).