Authorities in southern California have stated they’re nonetheless “hopeful” of discovering Julian Sands, however that the end result of searches for the British actor “is probably not what we wish”.
San Bernardino county sheriff’s division stated circumstances within the space remained harmful, however that floor searches have been deliberate for the longer term.
Sands has been lacking for 4 weeks. He was reported lacking within the Mount Baldy area of the San Gabriel mountains on 13 January.
“Concerning the seek for Julian Sands, we stay hopeful, however know the end result is probably not what we wish,” a spokesperson for the sheriff’s division stated.
“Circumstances on Mt Baldy stay a hazard and our aviation division nonetheless patrols the world when they’re accessible. We additionally plan to look the world by floor sooner or later.”
The spokesperson added that Sands’ household have been grateful for the assist that they had acquired since his disappearance, however had no additional assertion for the general public.
Quite a few searches for the actor have been undertaken on foot and by air by each native and state-level companies, and efforts stay categorised as “search and rescue” fairly than a restoration mission.
Authorities have beforehand used a Recco gadget, which is ready to detect electronics and bank cards, within the hopes of building a extra precise space through which to focus search efforts.
Two weeks in the past, Sands’ mountaineering companion and good friend Kevin Ryan stated it was apparent “one thing has gone mistaken” however that the actor’s superior expertise and ability would “hopefully” guarantee his secure return.