Body on Mt. Baldy confirmed as missing hiker

MT. BALDY, ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST Michelle Yu's body was located Wednesday in an icy, snowy area called Fish Forks at about 8,000 feet up the mountain.

Treacherous conditions forced crews to wait until Thursday morning to remove the body by helicopter.

Yu, 49, described by friends as an experienced hiker, went into the area Saturday for a day hike.

Officials said it appears she fell about 1,000 feet from a trail.

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