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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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