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Body of suicide victim recovered near Longmire

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Date: June 28, 2013
Contact: Kevin Bacher, PIO, 360-569-6567

At 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2012, visitors at Mount Rainier National Park reported seeing a body lying near the Wonderland Trail north of Longmire, near the Rampart Ridge Trail. Rangers responded and determined that the individual, a 58-year-old man, was deceased, and a victim of suicide. He has been identified as Robert J. Congelli of Kent, Washington, who had been absent since Wednesday and whose wife had reported him missing Thursday morning. Congelli's body was transported to the Pierce County Medical Examiner Thursday evening. 

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