Makana Von Gortler
Investigators say they may never know for sure what happened to a father and daughter who died hiking a Colorado 14er, but they now have three theories.
Searchers found the bodies of 53-year-old Dr. Michael Von Gortler and his 20-year-old daughter Makana Saturday morning on Missouri Mountain near Buena Vista.
A father and daughter from Boulder who died during a hike last month were killed by some sort of fall, according to authorities.
Chaffee County authorities say the bodies of a man and his daughter have been found days after the two hikers were reported missing on a trip on Mount Missouri.
Chaffee County Sheriff Pete Palmer says it’s a mystery why search teams have been unable to find two hikers who are missing on a hiking trip.
Search teams are out in masses in a mountainous region in Chaffee County as family members of a father and daughter who went missing grow more and more concerned.
Authorities in Chafee County are searching for a student from the University of Colorado Boulder and her father.