Close
Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Menu
Social
Latest News

Apache County investigates hunter's death

VERNON, Ariz. -- The Apache County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an Arizona man who was found with a gunshot wound to the chest after he failed to return from a turkey hunting trip in the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest.

Sheriff's Sgt. Richard Guinn says authorities received a call last week about an overdue hunter. Family and friends told authorities the man was supposed to return to his Chandler-area home May 1 but never showed up.

Deputies found the hunter dead at his camp on May 2. They say there was no indication of foul play or a disturbance.

Sheriff Joseph Dedman says there's nothing to indicate that this is anything other than a tragic hunting accident, but the case is still under investigation.

Authorities did not release the hunter's name.

CenturyLink Give-A-Thon for PCH Give-A-Thon for PCH

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

About the Author


Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Latest News