MOUNT TAMALPAIS (CBS SF) – A search for a woman reported missing after a hike on Mt. Tamalpais resulted in the discovery of a body, according to Marin County sheriff’s office officials.
The woman was reported missing at 2:33 p.m. Thursday and was last seen near the Mountain Home Range Inn a mile east of the Pantoll Ranger Station, according to Lt. Doug Pittman.
A body was found Thursday evening at the bottom of a drainage, and might have fallen 40 to 50 feet, according to Pittman.
Lt. Keith Boyd, of the Marin County coroner’s office, confirmed that remains had been located at Mt. Tamalpais but said efforts to identify the body are “ongoing.”
Pittman said there did not appear to be any connection between Thursday’s missing person and death investigation and the death of a Menlo Park woman who was found dead on Saturday in the same general area.
Magdalena Glinkowski, 33, left a note on March 30 stating she was going for a hike. Her car was found April 4 near the Pantoll Campground, and security camera footage showed her walking across the parking lot.
A man who was trail running the day Glinkowski disappeared told the Marin County Sheriff’s Office he saw Glinkowski’s photo in the media and realized he might have seen her, the sheriff’s office said.
Search and Rescue teams resumed the suspended search for Glinkowski and found her body on April 12 around 9:25 a.m. down a steep slope in a drainage area about a half-mile from the Bootjack parking lot where she was last seen, the sheriff’s office said.
The sheriff’s office said Glinkowski’s autopsy showed no visible signs of trauma, and the cause and manner of her death are pending toxicology tests.
Pittman said Thursday afternoon the autopsy results were inconclusive.
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