3rd Body Found After Inbounds Avalanche at Silver Mountain Resort, Idaho

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Search crews found the missing skier yesterday. Credit: AP

The body of a skier reported missing by his family following the tragic inbounds avalanche at Silver Mountain Resort, ID was found yesterday. This brings the death toll to three, with four others injured.

A private Montana air rescue crew based discovered the body in the drift, Shoshone County Sheriff Mike Gunderson told reporters. Poor weather conditions had complicated the recovery effort, Gunderson said.

All persons are now accounted for.

Investigators believe two victims, identified as Carl William Dick Humphreys and Scott Michael Parsons, from Washington state, were skiing together on Wardner Peak when the avalanche happened.


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