BODY OF MISSING MAN LOCATED DURING GROUND SEARCH
On Thursday, May 18, 2023, the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office received a missing person report concerning David Hyvarinen, 48 Y0A, of San Angelo. Hyvarinen was last seen on or about January 16, 2023, near his motor home at the Huling Mobil Home Park located at 2375 Fishermans Road in San Angelo. Hyvarinen was described as a white male, 5'11", weighing approximately 175 pounds. Mr. Hyvarinen utilized a prosthetic and was suffering from underlying medical conditions.
During the investigation, investigators identified a large, heavily wooded area located adjacent to the Huling Mobil Home Park as an area of interest. The area extended from the Huling RV Park south to Knickerbocker Road and west toward Twin Buttes Reservoir. Several search teams were mobilized including personnel and cadaver dogs from TEXSAR, Texas Parks and Wildlife, (K9 "Dexter") the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Homeland Security, and Advanced Recovery (K9- "Bones").
The search began at 6:00 AM on Tuesday, 06/22/2023. At approximately 9:30 AM, an article of clothing known to belong to the victim was discovered; however, the body was not located throughout the remainder of the day. The search resumed this morning and the body was located at approximately 7:58 AM. Investigators do not suspect foul play in the death of Mr. Hyvarinen. His family has been notified of the discovery.
The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office extends a sincere "Thank You" to all individuals and agencies who endured the hot temperatures to bring this investigation to a close. Additionally, the sheriff's office expresses condolences to the family of Mr. Hyvarinen.