The body believed to be that of a missing elderly Lyman man has been recovered from the North Slope/Gilbert Creek area of Summit County, Utah.
On Thursday, May 30th, The Uinta County Sheriff’s Office and Lyman Police Department assisted Summit County, Utah Sheriff’s Office with the recovery of the body, which was found by people traveling through the area.
According to the Uinta County Sheriff’s Office, the body is believed to be that of 92-year-old James Pritchard of Lyman. Positive identification will be made by the Medical Examiner’s Office. Mr. Pritchard hasn’t been seen or heard from since May 21st. Ongoing searches and other efforts to locate him have continued since that time by multiple Agencies.
The Utah Medical Examiner’s Office responded and took charge of the body. The Summit County Sheriff’s Office and Utah Medical Examiner’s Office will be handling any further investigation.