Denver rescue crews pulled a body from the South Platte River Saturday afternoon, stoking fears it could be a man who was last seen early Dec. 15.
The body was found near the river just south of Interstate 25’s Alameda Avenue exit about 2:30 p.m. Saturday. It was discovered by a member of a volunteer search crew looking for 29-year-old Adam Gilbertson, who has been the focus of his family’s intense efforts to discover his whereabouts.
“The majority of the search party that set out today, don’t even know Adam,” said Mark Wonder, who was a member of a group of volunteers that set out Saturday morning to find any traces of Gilbertson. “We wanted to try to take the route that he may have gone, kind of retraced his steps.
The volunteers, family members and friends met near South Bannock Street and West Alameda and then fanned out to begin searching