Thomas Simonseth

Thomas Simonseth

MARBLEMOUNT — The body of a Mount Vernon hiker missing since May has been recovered.

Thomas Simonseth, 66, was reported missing May 22 after he failed to return home from a solo hiking trip on the Hidden Lake Trail in the Marblemount area.

Search crews recovered his body about 8:30 a.m. Thursday, according to a news release from the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office.

A helicopter crew from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the recovery, the news release states.


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