Posted: Jul 12, 2013 9:42 PM by MTN News
The body of 25-year old Cody Lee Johnson of Kalispell was recovered in Glacier National Park on Friday morning.
Park officials received a report of a possible body located below The Loop area of Going-to-the-Sun Road, and park rangers initiated a search.
Johnson's body was discovered at approximately 9:45 a.m.
Due to the steep and rocky terrain, a helicopter and specialized short-haul rescue team from Parks Canada assisted with the recovery of the body.
Officials do not yet know the circumstances of the death and have launched an investigation, and have not released any other information at this point.
The Kalispell Police Department, Flathead County Sheriff's Office, and the FBI assisted with the search and recovery operation.
The body was taken to a local funeral home and an autopsy will be conducted.
Authorities ask that anyone with information about Johnson's death to call Glacier National Park at 406-888-7801, or their local law enforcement agency.