Hikers who were found dead in Sierra forest spent final moments trying to save baby, report says
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A young couple found dead on a California hiking trail over the summer fought to protect their 1-year-old daughter in the hours before they all finally succumbed to the 109-degree heat, according to a new investigative report. Mystery ensued for weeks after rescue workers discovered the bodies of Jonathan Gerrish, a 45-year-old British software engineer, his 31-year-old wife, Ellen Chung, their toddler, Miju, and family dog, Oksi, on Aug. 17 along the Savage Lundy Trail in the Sierra National Forest, near the south fork of the Merced River. How exactly the family died baffled authorities with ...