DIAMOND SPRINGS (CBS13) – The body of 82-year-old Don Maurischat, who went missing during his daily hike in Diamond Springs last Sunday, was located after a six-day search, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office announced on Saturday.
Authorities said Maurishcat’s body was located and positively identified Friday afternoon. Details regarding where the body was found were not released.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: When Will Parents Get Their First Monthly Check?
Investigators said there is no evidence of foul play or criminal activity.READ MORE: Suspect In November 2020 Sacramento County Apartment Shooting That Left 2 Dead Arrested In Las Vegas
Around 400 people, including the National Guard and crews from as far as the Bay Area, assisted in the nearly weeklong search, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.MORE NEWS: Chase Ends In Deputy-Involved Shooting Near Modesto, 2 People Taken To Hospital
Maurischat, who suffers from dementia, never returned to his Forest Hill Road home from his hike in the Diamond Dam area.