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November 8, 2012 at 9:18 AM

Body of missing Renton camper found in Okanogan County

The body of a missing camper from Renton was found yesterday in a lake in Okanogan County, according to the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office .

Search and rescue crews found Christopher Campbell, 50, inside his car at the bottom of Fish Lake.

Authorities believe Campbell had been returning to his camp when he drove off the edge of a road and down a 40 foot embankment. Search and rescue divers found Campbell and his vehicle around 4 p.m.

The vehicle was in about 12-feet of water and was some 300 feet from the embankment, according to the sheriff’s office.

 

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