William Michael Ewasko is a Vietnam Veteran who was last seen on June 24, 2010 when he left for a solo hike in the Joshua Tree National Park in California. William Michael Ewasko is from Marietta, Georgia and visited California with his girlfriend. William Michael Ewasko was considered an experienced hiker and had hiked the Joshua Tree National Park several times before. His plan was to call his girlfriend at 5 PM on the day of his hike to check-in, but he never made the call. She reported him missing the following day. A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew located William Michael Ewasko’s white 2007 Chrysler Sebring (Rental Car) at Key’s View in the National Park.
An extensive search for William Michael Ewasko was conducted with negative results. Searchers included Joshua Tree National Park personnel and help from more than 100 volunteers from search and rescue, equestrian and trained dog teams, as well as law enforcement aerial support. They spent an estimated 1,400 hours in the ground search.
William Michael Ewasko was 66 years old at the time he went missing in 2010. William Michael Ewasko is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed approximately 165 pounds at the time of his disappearance. William Michael Ewasko has white hair and green eyes.
If you have any information about the whereabouts of William Michael Ewasko, contact the Riverside County Sheriffs Office at 760-836-1676
Riverside County Sheriff Missing Person Page: http://www.riversidesheriff.org/missing/ewasko-michael.asp