Granite Hiker in Fatal Plunge Apparently While Taking Photos Near Mystic Lake

The Billings Gazette reports the body of a hiker climbing Granite was found in a canyon about 3 miles from Mystic Lake.

Authorities believe Charles Matthew Thomson, 34, of Cody, Wyo., may have fallen while taking photos. A massive search for him had taken since Aug. 21.

Hikers setting up a campsite discovered his backpack alterting authorities for the search.


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