Mt. Rainier Gunman Body Found

Mt. Rainier Gunman Body Found: Police told a body thought to be that of a gunman suspected in the shooting died of a park ranger has been discovered, but the identity hasn’t yet been confirmed.

Public Information Officer Guy Gill told that police exploring Mount Rainier National Park have located the body of a white male face down in the snow with no heat signature. It’s thought to be that of homicide suspect Benjamin C. Barnes, but that’s not been confirmed yet.

The National Park Service confirmed the suspect has been “spotted” through air in the area of Narada Falls, a really remote part of the park. Teams are creating their ways to the subject on the ground to affirm his ID and to determine whether he is dead or live. It will accept the ground teams about 1 hour to reach him.

He obviously died later trudging into chest-deep snow while trying on to elude snow shoe wearing SWAT team members and another police who were on his trail. Read More…