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Missing Seattle Deputy Fire Chief Found Dead

ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) – The body of Seattle Deputy Fire Chief Jay Schreckengost was found near Cliffdell, Kittitas County, after a two-week search.

Schreckengost had gone elk hunting and was last heard from on Nov. 2.

His body was found Sunday about a half-mile from where his pickup was parked.

Officials say there was no preliminary evidence of foul play.

Kittitas Sheriff Clay Myers said on Facebook that there was a tremendous outpouring of support in the search for the deputy fire chief. T

he cause of death will be released after an examination by the Kittitas County coroner.



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