CASART - 3rd Activation
11/28/03 David Dupuis or subject, identified as a 42 year
old male dressed in blue jeans, a cotton flannel shirt and wool jacket, was
reported over due when he did not rejoin his two nephews after they had been
out since about 12:00 noon hunting a ridge west of Rock Lake in Herkimer
County, Town of Webb north of Stillwater Reservoir.
Forest Rangers and volunteers conducted Type I searches for the
11/29/03 Forest Rangers and volunteers continued searching for the subject without success.
11/30/03 – 4:20a.m. Greg O’Hara was called by Forest
Ranger Pete Evans and notified that
The following four (4) CASART members Ron Dearlove, Gary
Lee, Nancy Langham and Greg O’Hara all committed to the search and met at
6:30a.m. to carpool to the IC arriving at Ron Dearlove
and Gary Lee were assigned to work at the IC and Greg O’Hara and Nancy
Langham were assigned to conduct a Type I search at the northeast end of
Stillwater Reservoir east of
Summary: Although we do not have the results of the autopsy, the subject was most likely the victim of hypothermia, having been exposed to rain on Friday, snow, below freezing temperatures and high wind on Saturday and Sunday. He was wearing a pin on compass, but the compass appeared to be broken when the subject was found and he was not carrying matches, food or any equipment for outdoor survival.
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