SEARCH EFFORTS SUSPENDED FOR MISSING LONGVIEW MAN

July 3, 2017- 09:30AM

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office suspended search efforts for Wilford “Ray” Johnson Sunday afternoon.

Over 50 people including family members, searched the area around Spencer Meadows off forest road 93 northeast of Cougar for the past 3 days.   Searchers were not able to locate any sign of Johnson.   

K-9 teams and field searchers checked roads in the area and at least on major creek drainage to locate the missing man.

Skamania County investigators will continue to coordinate with the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office in following up on information or any leads that are relevant to the case.

Additional search efforts may be scheduled in the future.

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who may have seen Johnson on June 29th or has information regarding his whereabouts to contact them at (509) 427-9490.

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Dave Brown

Sheriff