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Friends, detectives and a small-town journalist keep the 1996 case of Sheila Kearns' killing alive

Sheila Kearns loved her job at Mount Rainier National Park. In 1996, she went missing and seven months later, her scattered remains were found in the park.

Steve Soliz, Mia Hunt

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Published: 6:17 AM PDT May 25, 2023
Updated: 7:37 PM PDT May 25, 2023

In 1996, Sheila Kearns was reported missing and seven months later, her remains were found scattered in Mount Rainier National Park. 

Kearns was 43 years old at the time of her disappearance and worked at the Paradise Inn located inside the park.

Her coworkers remembered her as beautiful, kind and "incredibly careful."

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