Tourist from U.S. still missing in Costa Rica

Posted on September 10, 2014 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Tourist Missing reported after two months of searching and nothing to indicate a missing Alaskan is lost and alone in rugged Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica, Roman Dial now suspects his son fell victim to foul play. Dial traveled thousands of miles to Central America in early August, about two weeks after the disappearance of his son, Cody Roman Dial. The elder Dial and family friends expressed hope that knowledge of the outdoors passed from father to son was keeping Cody alive…..Dial tried to call upon the U.S. government for help in the search for his son. Early in the search, Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell contacted the New Mexico National Guard, which has an agreement with the national security forces of Costa Rica. Discussions began with that country’s government for American involvement. However, after reviewing the options, the U.S. military determined there was no legal authority to help. Read Article

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