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Hiker’s mom: ‘I don’t think she’s survived’


THIS IS KOIN 6 NEWS, WATCHING OUT FOR YOU. IN THE AIR AND ON THE GROUND, THE SEARCH IN THE GORGE FOR ANNA SCHMIDT CONTINUES TODAY. WELCOME EVERYBODY TO KOIN 6 NEWS. THE SEARCH IS NOW AT A CRITICAL HOUR AS WE ENTER DAY SIX AS — AFTER SHE WENT MISSING. STILL NO SIGN OF ANNA SCHMIDT. IT IS THE LAST THING THE MOTHER OF THE MISSING HIKER WANTS TO BELIEVE. I DO NOT THINK SHE SURVIVED. FOR MICHELLE SCHMIDT, THIS IS HER PAINFUL REALITY. I KNOW THAT SHE IS WITH HER HEAVENLY FATHER, THAT SHE IS NOT HURTING, THAT SHE IS NOT SUFFERING, BUT WE WANT TO FIND HER BODY. REPORTER: FRIENDS AND FAMILY CALL HER IN ANY INSTEAD IT — CALL HER ANNIE INSTEAD OF HER LEGAL NAME, ANNA. SHE IS DESCRIBED AS A MENTALLY GIFTED YOUNG WOMAN WHO MOVED HERE FROM SALT LAKE CITY. ON SUNDAY, SHE WENT MISSING. ANY LEADS? THERE IS NOTHING SIGNIFICANT. AT THIS POINT, WE DO NOT HAVE ANYTHING THAT SPECIFICALLY IDENTIFIES A TRAIL. REPORTER: A LIEUTENANT SAYS HER LAST CELL PHONE PING SHOWED UP NEAR A TRAILHEAD. IT HAS BECOME A STAGING AREA FOR SEARCHERS TO MEET. ONE MAN AND A SON CAN YESTERDAY WITH A DOG. I SAID, THANK YOU, AND HE SAID, I HAVE A DAUGHTER. THAT IS ALL HE NEEDED TO SAY. REPORTER: MICHELLE SAYS SHE IS OVERWHELMED BY THE VOLUNTEERS WHO CAME FROM ALL OVER THE REGION TO HELP ON SATURDAY. WE NEED TO REMEMBER THAT WE LOVE EACH OTHER, WE CARE ABOUT EACH OTHER. REPORTER: IT IS THAT LOVE THAT DRIVES JON SCHMIDT TO LEAD A SEARCH — TO LEAD A SEARCH TEAM ON SATURDAY. FOR THIS FAMILY, THEY WILL NOT

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