Julian Sands’ reason for dying stays unknown weeks after his stays had been discovered on Mount Baldy in Southern California.
“The trigger is Undetermined because of the situation of the physique and the truth that no different components had been found throughout the coroner’s investigation,” the coroner for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Division informed CBS Information in a press release on Monday, July 24. “That is frequent when coping with instances of this kind. That is the ultimate willpower.”
Authorities confirmed final month that hikers found human stays close to the location the place Sands disappeared in January. Days after the stays had been discovered, the sheriff confirmed they belonged to Sands.
“The identification course of for the physique situated on Mt. Baldy on June 24, 2023, has been accomplished and was positively recognized as 65-year-old Julian Sands of North Hollywood,” the police mentioned in a press release on the time. “The style of dying continues to be beneath investigation, pending additional check outcomes. We wish to lengthen our gratitude to all of the volunteers that labored tirelessly to attempt to find Mr. Sands.”
Sands was recognized as one in every of two hikers who went lacking on January 13 within the San Gabriel Mountains. Gloria Huerta, a spokesperson for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Division, mentioned on the time that Sands’ spouse, Evgenia Citkowitz, reported her husband lacking.
Rescue teams started searching for Sands that very same day, however the floor search was suspended due to climate situations within the space. Within the meantime, searchers used helicopters and drones to search for the lacking actor.
The second hiker, Bob Gregory, was reported lacking by his household on January 16. Gregory’s stays had been recovered in February close to Mount Slip within the Angeles Nationwide Forest.
Previous to Sands’ dying, he was greatest identified for his work in movies together with A Room With a View, Leaving Las Vegas, Warlock and The Lady With the Dragon Tattoo. He additionally appeared within the TV reveals 24, Dexter, The Blacklist and extra.
When he wasn’t performing, Sands was often known as an enthusiastic mountaineer. “I like climbing mountains, I’ve spent lots of time within the Alps over time, lots of time within the Andes, Alaska and the American ranges,” he informed Thrive in Might 2020. “It’s about supplication and sacrifice and humility, once you go to those mountains. It’s not a lot a celebration of oneself however the eradication of 1’s self-consciousness.”
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Sands is survived by Citkowitz, 59, and their daughters Natalya, 26, and Imogen, 23, and son Henry, 37, whom he shared with ex-wife Sarah Harvey.