Lake County Sheriff Phil McDonald announced that 18-year old Kevin Mulert was found alive Thursday morning at approximately 10:30 a.m. by searchers on horseback about 1.5 miles southeast of the camp where he was reported missing from in northern Lake County. Searchers provided initial medical care and water as it appeared he was dehydrated. A National Guard helicopter was reportedly taking him to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend for an examination.
Lake County Sheriff's Office extends their thanks to all the search & rescue personnel, resources and partner agencies providing assistance during the search.
A native of Deerfield, Illinois, Mulert was participating in a therapeutic wilderness program. He was reported missing by program staff Wednesday morning at 8:00.
His family and camp program staff have been notified.