Body Found; Believed to be Missing Aptos man | News
By Brooke Holmquist - email
APTOS, Calif.- Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office just told Central Coast News that a body has been found in a ravine in Aptos. The body was located at about 10 Tuesday morning and they believe it may be the body of a missing man.
Search and Rescue crews have been searching for George Sliter in Aptos. He has been missing since Sunday. Sliter was considered "at-risk.
The search and rescue started Sunday morning when Sliter didn't arrive at a church service at a retreat center he was staying.
The man is 74-years-old from Redwood City. Sheriff's deputies said they were told the man practices yoga and might have gone out to the woods to meditate and became disoriented.
An autopsy will be done to determine identity and cause of death.
Most popular stories from nearby communities
- Santa Cruz Harbor celebrates 50th birthday
- Woman taken to hospital after being hit by car
- Santa Cruz man arrested by FBI faces federal weapons charge
- Report: Violent crime in Watsonville reaches lowest rate in 10 years
- Unlicensed contractor who bilked Santa Cruz, San Diego residents arrested in San Diego