52 year old male from Colorado missing near Taos Junction and Pilar

A 52 year old male from Western Colorado was reported missing after not showing up for a meeting scheduled on June 13 or 14.  Mission initated on June 15.  Subject's vehicle was located near Taos Junction bridge.  Further investigation also turned up other personal items belonging to the subject in the vicinity of the vehicle and downstream. Discussion with family members along with clues found in the vehicle indicate the subject was searching for the Forrest Fenn treasure.  The subject was found deceased on the afternoon of Sunday, June 18.

Atalaya Seach & Rescue had personel in the field each day from Friday, June 16 until the subject was located.

Atalaya Search & Rescue would like to express our condolences to the family of the subject.