Patrick Eells

  • Found Deceased

About Patrick Eells's case

According to 4CBS Denver,

Search and rescue crews say they found the body of a 29-year-old hiker who disappeared on Mount Emma over the weekend. The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office says Patrick Eells, of Telluride, was found Monday afternoon, May 31, 2021, on the Dallas-Gilpin ridge about 3.5 miles north of Telluride.

Eells’ girlfriend told crews he was an experienced mountaineer and set out to hike from Telluride, run on Sneffels Highline and possibly climb Mount Emma on Sunday, May 30, 2021.

He was reported missing late Sunday night. Crews deployed to find him Monday morning using aircraft.

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Investigative Details

  • Foul Play Suspected: No
  • Suicide Suspected: No
  • Cause of Death: Accident - Fall

Significant Dates

  • Reported Missing: Sunday, May 30, 2021 (3 years ago)
  • Date Found: Monday, May 31, 2021 (3 years ago)

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Monday, January 8, 2024 (5 months ago)

Missing NPF Public Identification Number (MPID) 10331

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