JUNE 12, 2018: The body of a 48-year-old Carbon County man was recovered from the Swinging Bridge area yesterday afternoon with the assistance of the State DPS helicopter.

ECSO Dispatch Center received a call yesterday morning from a man stating that his friend had walked away from camp around midnight to go for a night hike and had not returned. ECSO personnel and Emery County Search and Rescue Team members responded to search the steep, rugged area around the camp. The DPS helicopter was called to assist, but was on another mission. Ground crews continued to search until the helicopter arrived. The helicopter crew located the missing man's body in rugged terrain and utilized their hoist in the recovery.

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WestlandOH

The "friend" was an ex and they had a history of fighting. Parts of the timeline the survivor gave doesn't add up. Plus reports say he had a $100,000 life insurance policy on the now deceased. Sounds worth investigating to me.

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