Search turned into body recovery
By Debbiy RiegleRMRU responded to a call for James
Leonard Schnell whom had a fall. The search for the hiker then turned into
a body recovery due to a heart attack. San Bernardino's helicopter was called
on scene. They found the subject and his wife and they dropped off one of
their medics. RMRU sent teams up the Devils Slide Trail and two members were
flown up to Skunk Cabbage Meadow. The subject's body was winched out by the
helicopter while the teams out in the field went to meet the subject's wife.
The subject's wife was escorted by RMRU to the trail head. Her husband was
flown to Keenwild where the coroner was waiting.