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UPDATED: Body Of Missing Hiker Found At Whitewater Falls


Last updated 5/7/2020 at 5:10pm

The body of missing hiker, 24-year-old Chandler Manuel, was found Wednesday at the bottom of Whitewater Falls, where he was last seen on Monday, May 4. A National Guard N.C. Heart helicopter extracted Manuel’s body at 3:45 p.m., Wednesday.

A Glenville-Cashiers Rescue Squad member, Eldon Jamison, also died while attempting to retrieve Manuel’s body.

Emergency services received a call around 9:30 p.m., Monday, of a fallen hiker at the base of Whitewater Falls. Manuel, a resident of Rockwell, N.C., had fallen into the water.

Manuel had been hiking with a group who had become disoriente...

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