Airplane crew finds missing woman
January 3, 2018
After a two-day search for a missing Bickleton woman, the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) found Mary Lou Shattuck’s deceased body off a rural road in the mountains north of Bickleton while doing an air search and rescue.
A silver alert was issued on Dec. 29 after Shattuck did not return from an appointment she had earlier in the day in Toppenish. On Dec. 31 KCSO Air Four pilot Brad Damm and Deputy Harold Cole spotted Shattuck’s white Subaru Outback from the air. The vehicle had crashed down the side of a ravine off a rural road.
The aircraft was landed near the crash site in a wheat stubble field, where deputies quickly located Shattuck’s body wrapped in a blanket. She wa...