Found: Missing 70-year-old hunter found in Rich County

Posted at 8:10 PM, Aug 17, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-18 12:43:31-04

UPDATE: The Rich County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the missing 70-year-old hunter has been found.

Officials said another hunter in the area found the man in good condition.

Deputies said the man was OK and just wanted to return to camp.

CACHE COUNTY, Utah – Officials are conducting a search for a man who left his hunting party and did not return Sunday.

Cache County Sheriff’s Office officials said they are searching the Blacksmith Fork Canyon area for a man in his early 70s who was out bow hunting with a group.

Officials said the man left the group sometime Sunday morning and was in an area he was familiar with. Officials began searching after no one had seen or heard from the man by Sunday afternoon.