Body Of Missing Hiker Found On South Coast
A man disappeared in Ventura County on Tuesday.
The search for a missing hiker on the South Coast had a tragic ending.
James Ledbetter of Thousand Oaks went for a hike Tuesday night in the Lang Ranch area. When he failed to return home, his wife called the Ventura County Sheriff's Office.
A search was started with a search and rescue team, a K-9, deputies on horses and a helicopter. They failed to find any sign of him Tuesday night and Wednesday.
On Thursday morning, some hikers spotted the 60-year-old man's body just off of a trail.
Detectives believed he fell off the trail, and suffered a fatal head injury.