Body found in area of search for missing writer on Mt. Rainier

The search for a missing 70-year-old outdoors writer who disappeared while hiking on Mt. Rainier has been suspended after a woman’s body was discovered Saturday, officials said.

Mount Rainier National Park spokeswoman Patti Wold told the Associated Press that the body had not been identified, but it was found at approximately 3 p.m. local time in the general area where teams had been searching for Karen Sykes.

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