Body of Bothell man recovered from Greider Lakes Trail

A 72 year-old Bothell man died after suffering medical complications while hiking the Greider Lakes Trail on Saturday, September 21, 2019. A Snohomish County search and rescue team helicopter responded within minutes after receiving a 911 call from the man's hiking party.

From a September 24, 2019, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office news release.

The body of the 72 year-old Bothell man who suffered medical complications while hiking was recovered on Saturday, September 21st.

Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team and volunteers from Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue responded to Greider Lakes Trail around noon on Saturday after receiving a 911 call from the man's hiking party.

SnoHawk10 was nearby conducting training and diverted to the area within minutes and located the hiking party.

A helicopter rescue technician and a flight medic were hoist inserted to the ground. Unfortunately, when the team arrived on scene the victim was already deceased.

Search and Rescue conducted a hoist recovery operation and transported the victim to Taylor’s Landing where the Snohomish County Medical Examiner took custody of the body. 

The Medical Examiner will provide positive identification, as well as determine the cause and manner of death.


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