Bodies pulled from area where two hikers went missing in Washington state – 24 Global News | Latest International Breaking News Today

Bodies pulled from area where two hikers went missing in Washington state – Latest International Breaking News Today

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The search for two missing hikers in Washington state turned into a recovery effort after the men fell into Eagle Falls on Saturday and did not resurface, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said.

“SAR and Divers are continuing their search this morning for the two missing subjects at Eagle Falls in Index. This has turned into a recovery effort,” the Sheriff’s Office posted on X, formerly Twitter, on Sunday morning.

Just after 12 p.m., the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office reported that two male bodies had been recovered. However, it has not been determined if these bodies belong to the two missing hikers as investigators will be working with the Medical Examiner’s Office to determine their identities.

The Sheriff’s Office posted on social media that they received a call around 4:15 p.m. on Saturday for reports of two men who fell into the falls and vanished.

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Rescue teams searched the area for several hours, but were unable to locate the men, officials reported.

The sheriff’s office told Fox 13 that the two men were with two other people when they fell. 

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Water near Eagle Falls, WA

South Fork Skykomish River below Eagle Falls, Cascade Mountains, Washington. (Greg Vaughn /VW PICS/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

Due to the swift currents in Snohomish County rivers and cold water temperatures, the Sheriff’s Office is urging the public to stay out of the water and steer clear of the falls.

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Map view of Eagle Falls

Two hikers fell into Eagle Falls in Washington state and vanished. Two bodies were recovered on Sunday morning, but authorities said the identity of the bodies has not yet been determined. (Google Maps)

The identity of the missing hikers has not yet been released.

Fox News Digital reached out to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office for more information but has not yet heard back.

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