Human Remains Found May Be Those Of Missing Hiker
(CBS) IDYLLWILD, Calif. Human remains were found on Mount San
Jacinto Sunday and were believed to be those of a male hiker missing
for over a year.
John Donovan, 60, of Virginia, was reported missing on the Pacific
Crest Trail in May 2005.
With the recent hot weather melting snow and ice off Mount San
Jacinto, about 15 volunteers, two Riverside County Sheriff's
Department search dogs and a helicopter searched Sunday near where
the backpack was found, Zamora said.
They discovered the remains of a human body, believed to be
Donovan's, about 100 yards from where the backpack was found, Zamora
The remains were turned over to the Riverside County coroner, he