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UPDATE

In the late afternoon of November 20, 2015, items believed to belong to Michael Meyers were found in a recent avalanche debris field near Mt. Irvine. Additional resources were requested including a search dog team and sonar type equipment. On November 21, 2015 Mr. Myers was found deceased by Inyo County Sheriff Department.



Los Angeles:
The family of Michael David Meyers and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit requests the public's assistance in locating him.

On November 5, 2015 he texted his roommate advising that he was going to Mount Russell in Inyo National Park. Meyers is an experienced hiker and climber, accustomed to going on excursions for several days alone. ATM records show that he bought water and gas at a gas station located on the way up to Mount Russell. He was driving a 2002 grey Dodge SUV, license plate number 7DIB540, which also has not been located. His family is very concerned for his safety and well-being.

Meyers is described as a 25-year-old male White with brown hair and blue eyes. He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Meyers, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Detective A. Mercado: (213) 996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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