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Parliamentary personnel found dead, girlfriend rescued after a Death Valley camping trip

Alexander Lofgren, a caseworker and former U.S. Army engineer at Inyo County Security Officer’s office in Death Valley, is dead after disappearing with his girlfriend on a camping trip in Death Valley. Was discovered. Emily Henkel, often described as an experienced camper crossing remote areas later Tuesday, did not return from Sunday trekking as expected. The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Friday that authorities were able to find Lofgren and Henkel the day before using aerial reconnaissance. They were in “a very remote area of ​​Death Valley National Park” on a steep shelf. Rescue attempts failed on Thursday due to the steep remote areas. Authorities were able to extract Henkel and Lofgren on Friday afternoon. It seems that Lofgren was found dead while Henkel was in the hospital. Inyo County Sheriff Jeff Hollowell said in a statement, “This was a very difficult task in the very relentless geography of Inyo County. I sincerely hope that everyone involved will be cured and restored. The sheriff’s office said Thursday, “After the pair was reported missing on Tuesday, investigators examined Lofgren’s backcountry itinerary and checked all attractions and attractions along the way. No results were obtained. As the search was in progress. “It is believed that Lofgren has a jug, at least one day’s worth of food, and camping equipment. Lofgren has been designated as a campground. Known for camps in no remote areas. ”Late Thursday, the couple’s White Subaru was found in an area not on the itinerary, near the roads in the National Park. A flat tire heading to Mormon Point has three days’ worth of water. The Arizona Republic reports that the two were eventually found two miles from their destination. It is not clear what happened to the couple. Lofgren served in the United States Army for four years and worked in the district office of Griharva, which represents Arizona’s Third District. The Arizona Republic reports that Lofgren embarked on board as part of the injured warrior project in 2019 after serving in the US Army as a combat engineer, during which time he was sent to Afghanistan. I loved my family and loved helping others, “Griharva said in a statement on Friday. “We can’t begin to verbally explain the void that this immeasurable loss leaves in the hearts of our colleagues and family.” “Alex lived a life of service and always prioritized the needs of others,” Grijalva said. I continued. “After serving our country in Afghanistan, he returned to Arizona and served a veteran in southern Arizona as a caseworker in my office. The passion he devoted to his work every day is countless. It has influenced my life so much. Regardless of the situation, Alex met people who helped me with a smile, a compassionate heart, and unparalleled empathy. Alex is a member of our family forever. And my heart is in his family, his beloved partner, Emily, and his colleague who mourns him today.— Raul M. Grijalva (@RepRaulGrijalva) April 9, 2021 Find out more on the day The Daily Beast. Get the top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now! DailyBeast Membership: Beast Inside digs deeper into the stories that matter to you. Learn more. ..