Julian Sands, best known for Warlock, has been confirmed to have disappeared on January 13 while hiking California’s Mount Baldy.
Disturbing news as it has been confirmed that Julian Sands, best known for The Killing Fields, a room with a view, Warlock, Leaving Las Vegasand much more, have disappeared by hiking up Mount Baldy in Southern California.
Julian Sands’ family reported him missing on Friday, but his identity was only confirmed today. “At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 13, a hiker was reported missing in the Baldy Bowl area,San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department told Corporal Nathan Campos People. “A search team was sent out, but due to weather conditions they were withdrawn on Saturday. Helicopters and drones will be out there to continue the search, weather permitting.” In addition to Julian Sands, the department is also searching for another missing man in the nearby area of Crystal Lake in the San Gabriel Mountains. Bob Gregory of Hawthorne was reported missing by family Monday afternoon.
In a Facebook post, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has issued a warning to hikers in the area, saying they have responded to 14 rescue missions on Mount Baldy in the past four weeks. “Over the past four weeks, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) teams have responded to 14 rescue missions on Mt Baldy and in the surrounding area,” reads the press release. “These rescue missions have been for lost, stranded and/or injured hikers. Unfortunately, over the last 4 weeks, two hikers did not survive after falling and injuring themselves.“The Sheriff’s Department added that conditions on the mountain are”unfavorable and extremely dangerous,” with the strong wind turning the snow into pure ice. “Sheriff’s search and rescue efforts are often hampered by inclement weather along with dangerous avalanche conditions,” the sheriff’s department said. “The recent storms that brought the snow and ice conditions are not favorable to hikers, even those who feel they have a high level of experience.“
Julian Sands starred in the 1989s Warlock as a sorcerer who escapes from the 17th century to the present with the aim of destroying the world, but he has a witch hunter on the hunt. Sands reprized the role for the sequel, Warlock: The Armageddon. We can only hope that Julian Sands is found safe and sound and reunited with his family. We will keep you updated.