Clearwater County finds missing man dead in ravine
OROFINO, ID- The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office believes it has found the remains of a man who was reported missing earlier this week.
David E. Carrico was last seen September 24th leaving his home in Weippe, ID. He was reported missing around two weeks later after he had missed several appointments during that time period.
On Thursday, the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office received information that the vehicle belonging to Carrico had been located in a ravine below State Highway 11, approximately 11 miles west of Weippe.
Responding deputies located and recovered human remains approximately 400 feet from the vehicle. The badly decomposed remains were transported to Pine Hills Funeral Home in Orofino, where they are being held pending positive identification.
David Carrico's next of kin have been notified of the situation. The case remains under investigation.