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Emma Place

Emma Place

Emma Place was a 19 year old girl from Oregon, U.S.A. [1]

Education

Emma graduated St. Mary's High School in the Class of 2016.

Emma Place then went on to study at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She was set to graduate in the class of 2020. [1] [1] [1]

Personal Life

Emma Place was the daughter of a local Pastor. She enjoyed Nature and the great outdoors, spending her free time at the beach and hiking. [1] [1] [1]

Death

Emma Place died on August 13th of 2017 after falling 150-feet off the Pacific Crest Trail cliff while attempting to climb Mount Hood in Oregon.

The bodies of Emma Place and Emily Lang were found on rocks at the base of a waterfall six miles from the Timberline Lodge on Saturday.

'It looked like a freak accident' respondents claimed, and there is presently no sign of Foul play. [1] [1] [1] [undefined]

Authorities said the women had set up camp at the top of a waterfall and it appeared they lost their footing on the slippery rocks and fell.

[1] [1] [1] A uthorities said the six-mile hike to Timberline Lodge is a difficult one with 'a lot of twists and turns' and plenty of switchbacks. [1] [1] [1] [undefined]

Emma Place and her friend Emily Lang were pronounced dead at the scene after a rescue team reached them around 11.50pm Saturday night.

Their bodies were carried out of the area separately.

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The pair have been good friends for quite some time.

Lang's Facebook page shows a 2013 photo of the young women at the beach sitting on a red-and-white-checked blanket with their arms slung around each other. [undefined]

Authorities are asking anyone who has information, or was around the trail between Timberline Lodge and Paradise Park before early Saturday evening, to call the agency's tip line, 503-723-4949.

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References

[1]
Citation Linkdailymail.co.ukArticle on Daily Mail about Emma's untimely death
Aug 15, 2017, 6:13 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comEmma (left) with Emily (right)
Aug 15, 2017, 6:33 PM
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Citation Linknydailynews.comArticle on NY Daily News about their unfortunate death
Aug 15, 2017, 6:34 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comA map of where the events took place
Aug 15, 2017, 6:34 PM