Tributes pour in for actor Julian Sands. Photo: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP.

Missing actor Julian Sands: Authorities provide update

Despite a massive search and rescue effort , no trace has been fond of actor Julian Sands who has been missing since 13 January.


Tributes pour in for actor Julian Sands. Photo: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP.

The search for missing British actor Julian Sands, who was first reported missing on January 13 after hiking in Mount Baldy, California continues.

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There has been an extensive search for the actor since Julian’s shocking disappearance, however, two weeks later, no trace of him has been found.

According to authorities, the search is only being conducted by air due to adverse weather. As of Wednesday 25 January, Julian had not been found. However, authorities revealed that they found Jin Chung, a 75-year-old Los Angeles resident who disappeared on Sunday while hiking on Mount Baldy.

According to ABC News, the 75-year-old was found alive but he had “suffered some weather-related injuries and a leg injury but was able to walk out with the assistance of crew members.”

The outlet reports that the Sheriff’s department released a statement on Tuesday updating the public that Julian had not been located.

“The Sheriff’s Department is closing in on the second full week of the search for missing hiker, Julian Sands. Numerous ground and air search efforts have taken place.” 

“As of this time, Mr. Sands has not been found and no evidence of his current location has been discovered. The search will continue, weather and ground conditions permitting.”

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On Monday 23 January, the actor’s family thanked the “heroic search teams” for continuing to search for the actor amid adverse weather conditions.

“Our heartfelt thanks to the compassionate members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who are coordinating the search for our beloved Julian, not least the heroic search teams listed below who are braving difficult conditions on the ground and in the air to bring Julian home. We are deeply touched by the outpouring of love and support,” reads part of the statement.

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