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Missing Shoshone County man found after 26 days found hungry and thirsty

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SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho -

The Shoshone County Sheriff's Office say a man who has been missing since June 26 was found on Sunday. 

Daniel Walker was reported missing on June 26. When deputies received a tip of a suspicious man matching the description of Walker in the area of the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes near Big Creek, they called Walker's family. Since he went missing, last month, deputies and family members have been following up on all possible sightings, from Wallace to Yakima. 

After a couple of hours searching, they eventually found Walker in dense brush near the trail. Deputies say Walker was dirty, hungry and thirsty, but otherwise uninjured. 

Walker told deputies he had been camping in the area the pat 26 days, however deputies did not find any evidence of that. Walker was taken to the hospital by ambulance for further evaluation. 

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