A second hiker has been reported missing in California’s Mount Baldi as the search for actor Julian Sands continues.


Search underway for another missing hiker on Mount Baldi

Search underway for another missing hiker on Mount Baldi


Rescuers in California began searching for a second hiker on the same mountain the actor was on. Julian Sands missing.

San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office said in a statement Its search and rescue team was called in Sunday to search for a 75-year-old Los Angeles man on Mount Baldi.

Jing Chong of North Hollywood was last seen around 6 a.m. Sunday, according to the sheriff’s office.

Authorities said he carpooled with two others to the mountain and planned to meet them at 2 p.m. by car, but he did not return. Ground personnel unsuccessfully searched for Mr. Chong after he was reported missing.

A high wind warning prevented rescuers from using the helicopter during the search for Chung, officials said.

The sheriff’s office also said rescue teams continued their search for Sands on Mount Baldi over the weekend, but were unsuccessful.

“During the search, helicopters and drones continued to use infrared equipment, but neither showed any signs of Sands,” the ministry said in a statement.

The agency had previously warned hikers to “stay away” from the Mount Baldi area.

The sheriff’s office said it was “extremely dangerous and even experienced hikers are in trouble.

Earlier this month, Crystal Paula Gonzalez, mother of four, said: Die after slipping over 500 feet Descending Mount Baldi. She was described as an experienced hiker by her friends and her family.

Mount Baldy is located in the San Gabriel Mountains about 50 miles northeast of downtown LA and borders both LA and San Bernardino counties.

Snowy Mount Baldi in the Angeles National Forest north of Los Angeles, California on December 26, 2019.

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Sands, 65, was reported missing on January 13 while hiking. Search and rescue teams began searching for him in the San Gabriel Mountains, about 40 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles.

Sands starred opposite Helena Bonham Carter in the 1985 James Ivory-directed British romance film A Room with a View.

He also had major roles in 1989’s ‘Warlock’, 1990’s ‘Arachnophobia’, 1991’s ‘Naked Ranch’, 1993’s ‘Boxing Helena’ and 1995’s ‘Leaving Las Vegas’. rice field.

Sands has worked consistently over the decades since in small roles in film and television.


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Written by Natalia Chi

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