Nick Sands, the brother of Julian Sands, has instructed a UK publication he is aware of “in my heart that he has gone” as California authorities proceed to seek for the actor.
Julian Sands was first reported lacking from the Mt. Baldy space in California on Jan. 13. Authorities introduced late Tuesday that whereas they’d discovered one other lacking hiker, there was nonetheless no hint of Sands.
“The Sheriff’s Department is closing in on the second full week of the search for missing hiker, Julian Sands. Numerous ground and air search efforts have taken place,” in response to a press launch from the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department. “As of this time, Mr. Sands has not been found and no evidence of his current location has been discovered.”
The different hiker, Jin Chung, a 75-year-old resident of Los Angeles who had final been seen on Sunday, was discovered having “suffered some weather-related injuries and a leg injury but was able to walk out with the assistance of the crew members.”
“He was transported to a local hospital for treatment,” the press launch learn. “No further information is currently available.”
Authorities stated they’re persevering with their seek for 65-year-old Sands, finest recognized for his roles in “A Room with a View,” “The Killing Fields,” and “Arachnophobia.”
His older brother talked to the Craven Herald & Pioneer about his fears concerning his sibling’s disappearance.
“He has not yet been declared missing, presumed dead, but I know in my heart that he has gone,” Nick Sands stated. “However sibling rivalry being what it is, it would be just like him to walk out of there and prove me wrong.”
The elder Sands additionally talked about his brother’s love of climbing.
“When in LA, the Mt Baldy mountain range was his favourite place, he would go there as often as he could,” Sands stated. “Julian liked to say ‘I have never had a holiday but I do rest occasionally’ – well he’s resting now in a place he would truly approve of.”
Authorities cautioned of their assertion, “Many hikers, experienced or novice, underestimate the steep terrain, unpredictable weather, and high winds that present themselves in our mountain areas” and suggested “hikers avoid hazardous mountainous areas, such as Mt. Baldy, at this time.”
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