Remains of missing Stillwater man found
The remains of Jon Francis, 24, of Stillwater, Minn., were positively identified Tuesday, ending more than a year of searching for the young man who went missing while climbing a mountain in Idaho, the Pioneer Press reported Thursday. Francis, who's parents also live in Stillwater, never returned to a church camp where he was a youth leader last summer after going on a hike by himself in the Sawtooth Mountains. A guest log at the top of Grand Mogul mountain showed that Francis had reached the summit. His body was found on the north side of the mountain, which is the most trecherous face to climb. Authorities are still looking for his backpack and camera, at the family's request, because the family wants to see the last pictures their son took before his death.