A missing National Parks Service employee has been found dead, according to social media posts by Yosemite National Park on Saturday afternoon.
Yosemite National Park officials could not be reached for comment on details surrounding Cogdell’s death.
A woman named Megan Bronson, who says she is Cogdell’s cousin, posted on Facebook Saturday stating that Cogdell’s body was found Friday night.
“Thank you to everyone who prayed and (kept) my family in their thoughts,” she said. “My cousin Little John’s body was found last night.”
Park officials said, “Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends.”