TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX)-A Meridian man hunting in the South Hills was found dead in his vehicle after an extensive search this past weekend by Twin Falls County authorities. According to the Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office, the 55-year-old man was found deceased inside his pickup at around midnight. The sheriff’s office and Twin Falls County Coroner Gene Turley are working to determine the cause of death.
Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue crews, Cassia County Sheriff’s Office, and deputies spent much of the weekend searching from Magic Mountian ski lodge to Deadline Ridge all the way to the Nevada state line. The sheriff’s office said wet weather challenged the search efforts.