Missing camper’s body found beneath Bridge to Nowhere in the Angeles National Forest

ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST — A search for a missing camper Sunday ended with the discovery of the young man’s body beneath the Bridge to Nowhere in the Angeles National Forest north of Azusa, authorities said.
The name of the man was not released pending positive identification and notification of family members, coroner’s officials said. He appeared to be in his mid-20s.
Sheriff’s officials received a call from campers about 5 a.m. reporting a fellow camper had left the campsite to use the restroom and had not returned, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt. Melinda Berry.
Sheriff’s Search and Rescue officials searched the area with the help of a helicopter and discovered the body of the missing camper about 6 p.m. beneath the Bridge to Nowhere, not far from the East Fork Ranger Station, officials said.
The man appeared to have fallen from the bridge, authorities added.
The officials cause of death will be determined by coroner’s medical examiners, however the death was initially reported to investigators as a recreational accident, sheriff’s and coroner’s officials said.
Officials continued working to remove the body from the canyon late Sunday.

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  • Carol

    This is a tragic death of a very special young Man who will be missed. He was very much LOVED and ADMIRED by all that new him and we are all better people for having him in our lives. My thoughts and prayers go out to all his friends and family.