Bodies confirmed to be missing hikers

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According to The Topeka Capitol Journal, The discovery of remains on Colorado’s Mount Evans has brought an end to weeks of searching for a father and son from Minnesota who disappeared in April after setting out to hike up one of the state’s tallest mountains.

Authorities confirmed Friday that the remains found Thursday by searchers on the 14,265- foot peak were that of 51-year-old Damian McManus,and 18-year-old Evan McManus, of St. Louis Park, Minn.

They were last heard from April 2 after telling a friend they were going to scale a peak. They were reported missing April 6, when the search began.

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