Skip to comments.CNET Editor's body found by Searchers (Update #941)
Posted on 12/04/2006 3:18:35 PM PST by sockmonkey
Wife and two daughters of senior editor James Kim found in Oregon; search is still on for James Kim, who left the car on foot two days ago.
The wife and daughters of missing CNET senior editor James Kim have been found alive and airlifted to a local hospital, authorities announced at a press conference in Merlin, Ore., Monday afternoon.
James Kim left the car on snowshoes two days ago to seek help and has not been found, the official said. The search for him continues.
According to the official speaking at the news conference, the conditions of Kati, Penelope and Sabine are not yet known. More details are expected at a press conference at 5 p.m. PST, which CNET will stream live.
Kati Kim reportedly flagged down a helicopter rented by families of the missing persons.
After searches in Oregon's Curry and Douglas counties, new information on missing CNET senior editor James Kim and his family narrowed the search back to the Bear Camp area in Josephine County, according to reports Monday.
A cell phone tower received a signal from one of the family's cell phones at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday near Glendale, but officials say the signal is only an indicator the family could have been within 26 miles of Glendale at that time, according to a report in The Oregonian.
Good news ping
Folks, DO NOT EVER DO THIS. Stick with the vehicle. People tend to wait until they are too cold and weak to make it out before they leave, and a car WILL be found, people often aren't.
I fear for the worst on the dad. Cold weather, lost.
Prayers up for Kim - if he stuck to the road and avoided hypothermia he ought to be OK. If not, it could be very bad indeed.
Guys, in bad weather in remote areas, DON'T LEAVE THE CAR!
A car is much easier for searchers to spot than a body.
I'm afraid this does not bode well for the dad.
Hoping for good news on Dad.
We had one of these a couple of years ago. The dad didn't make it.
Words to live by, though.
Another point: pack a "go bag" in the back of the car. Food, water, space blankets, matches, signal mirror, first aid kit, maybe a tarp and some tinder (dryer lint works great). Then you can set up camp, light a fire, and keep warm while you're waiting to be rescued.
What do you mean ? Do you mean you shouldn't wait until you are too cold and weak to go out and seek help, or should not leave the vehicle at all ?
I'm hoping he could still see the road enough to follow it. They say some of those Oregon roads are so dangerous in winter that they're often almost abandoned entirely by the locals.
Waiting is the hardest work I know, but as an old country man of my acquaintance once said, "Don't just do something. Stand there."
I'm afraid this does not bode well for the dad.<
It doesn't, but I was beginning to think they wouldn't find any of them, so just one more miracle to go.
Does it say how they got to be where they were?
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