Body in Sierra Nevada matches description of missing man

Alan Stringer. Photo courtesy Injo County Sheriff's Office.
Alan Stringer. Photo courtesy Injo County Sheriff's Office.(KOLO)
Published: Nov. 7, 2019 at 7:28 PM PST
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Authorities say a man found dead in California's Kings Canyon National Park matches the description of a missing hiker.

The National Park Service says searchers discovered the body Thursday on a glacier at the base of Mount Darwin in the eastern Sierra Nevada.

Investigators will determine whether it's 40-year-old Alan Stringer. His family reported him missing on Monday.

The peak named for Charles Darwin is in a remote and scenic section of the national park where several mountains are named for promoters of the theory of evolution.

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