Search planned in case of murdered hitchhiker |

Search planned in case of murdered hitchhiker

ALLEN BESTSpecial to the Daily

ROCK SPRINGS Last October, Ben Bradley left his home at Tabernash, between Winter Park and Granby, and began thumbing rides. He planned to celebrate his 29th birthday snowboarding with friends in Jackson Hole, where he had been spending winters.Bradley never got there. His body was found north of Rock Springs, Wyo., and his backpack was found south, near Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Still missing is the Never Summer splitboard he had carried with him. The board was expensive and custom made.The Jackson Hole News&Guide reports that police hope to conduct a broader search along roads and other areas near where his body and backpack were found. Lt. Bob Myzel, of the Sweetwater County Sheriffs Office in Rock Springs, told the newspaper there are no clear suspects, only people of interest.This is a complicated case, he said. There are so many people involved.

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