Missing Mission Valley hiker found dead

Posted at 9:22 AM, Apr 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-04 11:22:38-04

POLSON – A hiker who was reported missing earlier this week in the Mission Valley has been found dead.

Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said that the body of Michael Eugene Wheeler, 52, was found on Tuesday morning in the Pistol Creek area.

Wheeler became separated from a family member when a heavy storm blew in and was reported missing Monday night.