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How Did Jeffrey Morton Die? Missing Orange County Hiker Found Dead


On the day of the celebration of the new year, heartbreaking news is taking place on the internet an old man named Jeffrey Paul Morton who was a hiker found died yesterday on new year’s eve. The authorities announced that on Saturday a 63-year-old man was found dead after going missing for several hours while trekking. He was trekking in Carbon Canyon Regional Park and was discovered dead on Saturday. In this article, we will give you all information about who was Jeffrey Morton and how did he die?

How Did Jeffrey Morton Die Missing Orange County Hiker Found Dead

How Did Jeffrey Morton Die?

Sheriff’s department said that Jeffrey left his Yorba Linda home around 2:30 A.M. on Friday. According to the investigator he arrived from his home around 6:00 A.M. in his car white 2004 Acura MDX. His car was also discovered at the intersection of Brea Hills Drive and Carbon Canyon Road. Authorities also have said that Jeffrey didn’t have any cell phone and his trekking path was also unclear.

According to the sheriff’s department, Jeffrey had never failed to return home from a trek he was regarded as a critical missing person due to the circumstances. On 30th December 2022 Friday afternoon, a rescue operation got started by the Brea Fire Department after getting a complaint regarding Jeffrey Morton. The area’s hills were scoured by crews, but aerial coverage was limited by poor visibility, making attempts challenging. The department has also requested public assistance and anyone with information to contact at (714) 647-7000

Unfortunately, Jeffrey was found dead by the rescue team on Saturday evening. Police were investigating the circumstances surrounding his death. Jeffrey was a 63-year-old man at the time of his death. His family is grieving currently and in shock after his demise as he died while hiking. People on Twitter are praying for him and sending condolences to his family as they are going threw a very hard time and to able to interact with the media so that we can get more information about the Hiker’s demise.

Twitter Reaction

Twitter users are posting his picture and paying tributes writing obituaries. Social media is flooded with posts and hashtags about him.  His funeral details are not been publicly discussed yet. Jeffrey Morton’s death was announced by The Orange County Sheriff’s Department on Twitter. They said “we are sorry to report that Jeffry Morton has been found deceased”, adding that the county corner’s office was looking into Morton’s death, “Our hearts go out to his family and friends. To get more updates and the latest news stay connected with socialtelecast.com


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