- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 2, 2014

STEVENSVILLE, Mont. (AP) - Authorities have suspended the search for a Stevensville man who failed to return from a firewood-cutting trip in the Sapphire Mountains of southwestern Montana.

The Missoulian reports (https://tinyurl.com/mdq2sd2 ) the Ravalli County Sheriff’s Department suspended the hunt for 56-year-old George Alex Baumann on Tuesday.

Sheriff Chris Hoffman says investigators will continue to follow any leads they find.

Baumann was reported missing Aug. 27.

Authorities say his pickup was found and was in working order. A helicopter and ground teams with dogs searched the area around the pickup.

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Information from: Missoulian, https://www.missoulian.com


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