Missing US Air Force airman found dead

An airman from the 432nd Air Wing at Creech Air Force base, located in southern Nevada was found dead on Saturday.

According to the Associated Press, Travis Parkhurst, a 37-year old Airman from North Las Vegas, was found on Mount Charleston by volunteer search crews.  Travis’s wife reported him missing early Friday and Police found his vehicle abandoned on a dirt road at Mount Charleston that evening.

Authorities and volunteer search crews struggled with the rough terrain during the search, but were able to find Travis’s body in thick brush by noon on Saturday.

The Clark Country Coroners is attempting to determine the cause of death.



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