But when he did not return for supper, his family became worried and summoned police. Three teams of Grand Rapids Police searched, using snowmobiles, ATVs and Mid-Michigan Working Dogs. The temperatures were near zero.
Gmiter's body was found early the following morning along a ski trail just south of 5 Mile Road. An autopsy is scheduled. Foul play is not suspected, but rather a sudden medical condition, which was unspecified.
the 57-year-old Grand Rapids man is reported to have been fit and active. He worked as a sales rep for outdoor clothing and sports gear companies.
from theGrand Rapids Press, "Ailment suspected in skier's death", Jan 21, 2008
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