Timberline Lodge, Mt Hood, Ore. — Shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Tweeted the body of a man had been found at the 8,500 foot level of Mt Hood.
UPDATE: Searchers have located the body of a deceased male at approximate 8,500’ elevation on Mt. Hood and are working to recover the body and bring it down the mountain. Positive identification is pending.
Our PIO is en route to our @timberlinelodge command post.
— Clackamas Sheriff (@ClackCoSheriff) October 11, 2018
Crews have been searching for 30-year-old David Yaghmourian since Tuesday.
A positive ID has not been made as of 1pm Thursday.
Authorities are searching on Mt. Hood for a 30-year-old injured hiker from Phoenix, Arizona, who was last seen on Monday.
The Clackamas County Sheriff`s Office said Tuesday that David Yaghmourian was hiking the Timberline Trail with a companion when he injured his leg.
The sheriff’s office says on the last day of their hike on Monday Yaghmourian stopped to rest while his friend continued to Timberline Lodge.
The sheriff’s office says the friend waited but Yaghmourian never arrived.
Yaghmourian was last seen wearing a black jacket and tan pants at the eastern junction of the Timberline Trail at the Pacific Crest Trail. He also had a large backpack with what appears to be a yellow towel attached to it.
People who may have seen him are asked to call authorities.