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Sunriver Man Located After Two-Day Search

UPDATE: The family of 71-year-old Steve Williams says he was feeling overwhelmed and mentally exhausted and, as a proud man, he couldn't find it within himself to ask for help. He biked to his family's travel trailer parked in storage and locked himself inside to sleep. They say they are happy and relieved Williams decided to come home, and he is remorseful and embarrassed by his behavior. The family thanked police and the public for helping during the two-day search. 

 

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SUNRIVER, OR -- A Sunriver man reported missing on Monday was located late Tuesday night. Very few details have been released, but The Sunriver Police chief says 71-year-old Steve Williams was found in good condition. 

 

His family had last seen Williams Monday morning; they assumed he had gone on a bike ride but didn't return. Sunriver Police and Deschutes County Search and Rescue volunteers searched more than 30 miles of paved bike paths and mountain bike trails during the two-day effort.
 
KBND will continue to post updates as more information is released. 

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