Missing hiker in Yosemite found dead

FRESNO, Calif.

Gene Hall of Olympia, Washington was found dead in his tent Saturday afternoon. The cause of death has not been determined, but it appears to be from natural causes.

Searchers located the tent off-trail near Fletcher Lake in the vicinity of Vogelsang.

Hall had been hiking alone in the Vogelsang area and had been missing since Thursday when he failed to arrive at a scheduled engagement.

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