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SEARCHERS FIND BODY OF HUNTER.



Byline: Patricia Farrell Aidem Daily News Staff Writer

Searchers found the body Monday afternoon of a Castaic deer hunter missing nearly two days after heading into a remote stretch of the Angeles National Forest The Angeles National Forest (ANF) was established by executive order on December 20, 1892 as the San Gabriel Timberland Reserve. It covers over 2,600 kmĀ² (650,000 acres) and is located in the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, just north of the metropolitan area of Los .

The body of Richard Warren Richard Warren (c.1580 - 1628) a passenger on the Mayflower (old "May Floure") in 1620, settled in Plymouth Colony and was among 10 passengers of the Mayflower landing party with Myles Standish at Cape Cod on November 11, 1620.  Evans, 38, was found about 200 feet up a mountainside in treacherous terrain in the forest north of Castaic, sheriff's officials said. Evans' hunting rifle was found by his side, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department This article is about the Los Angeles County Sherriff's Department, not to be confused with the smaller Los Angeles County Police

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) is a local law enforcement agency that serves Los Angeles County, California.
 officials said.

Searchers aided by bloodhounds and a sheriff's helicopter scoured the forest area east of the Old Ridge Route The Ridge Route, officially the Castaic-Tejon Route,[2] is a narrow two-lane highway in the northern Greater Los Angeles Area of the U.S. state of California.  and south of Highway 138 beginning at daylight Monday. Evans' wife had reported him missing Sunday evening, saying her husband was due home from deer hunting Saturday night, said sheriff's Lt. Daniel Castillo.

``He went into the mountains about 4 a.m. Saturday,'' Castillo said. ``We initiated the search at dawn.''

Four sheriff's deputies were joined by the station's volunteer search and rescue team as well as trained rescuers from the Antelope Valley This article is about the Los Angeles County region. For the census-designated place in Wyoming, see Antelope Valley-Crestview, Wyoming.

The Antelope Valley
 and Lost Hills stations.

``They eventually located his pickup truck in an area of the national forest that is by Highway 138 and the Old Ridge Route Road,'' Castillo said. ``Once the vehicle was located, a search was begun from that start point.''

Rescuers planned to rig lighting into the remote locale to help homicide investigators and a deputy coroner in investigating the death.
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Date:Oct 28, 1997
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