UPDATE: Sunday, July 01, 2012, the Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office called off a 2 day search for missing person Ray Hester, a 48-year-old male from Cusick, after his body was discovered near Davis Lake in Pend Oreille County.
Initial investigation indicates that Mr. Hester died after falling approximately 40 feet from a rock outcropping overlooking Davis Lake. There are no indications of foul play.
Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office Press Release:
The Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from the public in locating Mr. Ray V. Hester, white male, age 48, 6-02, approx.180 lb, dark brown hair, and hazel eyes. Mr. Hester lives in the city of Cusick in Pend Oreille County.
A family member last saw Mr. Hester on Friday June 29th at around 1 a.m, His vehicle was found abandoned on Saturday June 30th on Hwy 211 near Davis Lake. Anyone with possible information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact the Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office. 509-447-3151 ext. 2 or 800-669-3409