...Investigators Seek Clues
On Friday, the body was in the county coroner's office, being carefully thawed from the 400-pound block of ice in which it was encased. Investigators were searching for clues such as a military identification number that would positively identify the man. The body may be that of aviation Cadet Ernest Munn, who was blond, and part of the missing AT-7 crew out of Sacramento. "We'd given up all hope," Lois Shriver, 80, of Pittsburgh, his youngest sister, told The Associated Press. "Living without knowing whatever happened, that was hard." An investigation at the time the AT-7's engine was found offered no explanation as to why the airplane was 200 miles off course. The find is likely to prompt further searches on the mountain for the other three missing men. Military officials said there are still 78,000 Americans missing from World War II.