Missing sailor from Plainfield found dead in forest in Washington State

Missing Plainfield Sailor Jeremiah Adams (image courtesy US Navy)

OLYMPIC NATIONAL FOREST, Washington (Fox 32 News) - A sailor from Plainfield, Ill., has been found dead in the Olympic National Forest.

Nuclear Electrician's Mate Second Class Jeremiah Adams, 24, was reported missing on May 7 when he did not show up for work, the Navy Times reported. He had last been heard from on May 4 and had left word he was going on a hike.

His body was found 300 feet below the trail in a ravine by some hikers. Investigators believe he fell by accident.