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Apparent Suicide at Pictured Rocks NL

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Date: October 31, 2006
Contact: Larry Hach, 906-387-2607, x203
Contact: Michigan State Police, 906-387-4551

(Munising, Michigan) On the evening of Saturday, October 28, Michigan State Police received a report from two hikers that had discovered a body while hiking in the Trappers Lake backcountry area of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. National Park Service rangers were notified and a joint investigation began.

Michigan State Police troopers and National Park Service rangers hiked into the remote site near Trappers Lake where they found a make-shift camp set up approximately 100 yards off the trail. The body of Daniel Lee Guyer, a 42 year old male from Olivet, Michigan, was found near the camp, a victim of an apparent suicide. The death remains under investigation.

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and the Hiawatha National Forest share a visitor center at 400 E. Munising Ave. in Munising, Michigan.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore shares a visitor center with the Hiawatha National Forest. The interagency visitor center was dedicated in 1988, and serves over 40,000 people annually. Other federal interagency visitor centers are located in Alaska, Utah, California, and Idaho. More...