Grays Harbor County Sheriffs Office says that they conducted a large-scale evidence search on the weekend of March 25th. The search was a coordinated search for evidence in a wooded area near West Fish Hatchery Rd (near Matlock) in Mason County. The search was conducted in reference to Grays Harbor County case 09-9617, the 2009 abduction and murder of Lindsey Baum. Lindsey was abducted on June 26th, 2009 while walking from a friend's house to her home in McCleary. In 2017, Lindsey's partial remains were located in a rural area near Ellensburg, Washington.
This search was conducted in reference a tip provided during the extensive investigation into this case.
The Sheriff's Office was assisted in these efforts by the following agencies:
Grays Harbor County Emergency Management
State SAR Planning Unit
Kitsap County Search and Rescue
King County Search and Rescue
Mason County Search and Rescue
Pierce County Search and Rescue
Snohomish County Search and Rescue
The Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Attorney General's HITS Investigators