Watch Angels & Demons (Season 2020, Episode 80720) of Dateline or get episode details on NBC.com Not only did Perez tell followers that he could heal the sick, he also allegedly told them that he could tell them when they were going to die. Angel’s Landing Trail has claimed six lives since 2004, the most recent in 2010. A car crash later resulted in the death of yet another group member, who had legal custody of Patricia’s orphaned daughter. a car jack failed and he was crushed to death. (Her fatal injuries, according to park officials, were "consistent with a high elevation fall.") The accident was reported by another hiker by cell phone. We started this calendar in 2018 with pro wrestling events, then added some other live sports and entertainment events. Is Angels Landing getting more dangerous? pic.twitter.com/aps7CzzYu8. When looking into the man who was calling himself Lou Castro, they couldn’t find a paper trail or anything about his background. Prior to 2017, there had been no deaths since 2010. Q. With Lester Holt, Andrea Canning. David Eaker 435 772-7811. A. You must have a good level of physical fitness. One of the most recent deaths on Angels Landing happened in February of 2018, when the body of a 13 year old girl from Southern Utah was found in Refrigerator Canyon, near the West Rim Trail. Natalie Hale. Grunig was hiking the popular Angel’s Landing trail at the time. The German man's death marks the second at the park this year. Tammy Grunig, 50, of Pocatello, Idaho, and St. George, Utah, fell about a thousand feet to her death on the north side of Angel’s Landing on the afternoon of November 27th. You must have a good level of physical fitness. He told the members he was an angel who was hundreds of years old and needed to have sex with children, or he would die. Unfortunately, it is true that people have died hiking Angels Landing. There are sections that are very narrow with 1000-foot drops on either side. Dateline : MSNBCW : October 12, 2019 12:00am-2:00am PDT : Free Borrow & Streaming : Internet Archive. The Angels Landing trailhead is across the road from the Grotto shuttle stop and picnic area in Zion Canyon. After Emily and Sara and their mom settle into Angel's Landing, a mysterious death rocks the commune. Tammy Grunig, 50, of Pocatello, Idaho, and St. George, Utah, fell about a thousand feet to her death on the north side of Angel’s Landing on the afternoon of November 27th. Kidnapping Survivor Abby Hernandez Reveals How She Never Lost Hope. Years later, the truth of the murder surfaced when one of the girls went back to police, even though Castro had initially convinced her to lie for him. The total number of deaths at the very popular site is nine, according to the park website. “[Perez] was now known for two things: Money no one could explain and the death of Patricia Hughes,” Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office’s Detective Ron Goodwyn told Oxygen. In fact, reaching the top of the landing can be unnerving at times as you have to climb up some steep, and narrow, stretches of rock. Among his victims was Patricia Hughes, 26. Prior to 2017, there had been no deaths there since 2010. The park reports nine deaths from falling over the years, and many more hikers have been taken off the trail by rescue crews. The parents of a missing South Carolina woman speak out about her disappearance; She was a wife and mother who lived and died at Angels Landing, The Wichita Eagle reported. Daniel Perez was convicted of 20 counts of sexual abuse of children, with victims ranging in age from only 8 years old to 16, according to the Kansas Sex Offender Registry. Should You Hike Angels Landing? The body of Savannah McTague, 19, who worked as a Xanterra concession employee in the Zion Lodge, was discovered Thursday morning beneath the rock formation known as Angel’s Landing … pic.twitter.com/aps7CzzYu8, — Dateline NBC (@DatelineNBC) August 6, 2020. In total, there were six reported accidental deaths over seven years at Angel’s Landing. Now, commune members have courageously decided to tell their stories in hopes of helping others. Angels Landing has a reputation as one of Utah's most dangerous hikes. Investigators in Sedgwick County, Kansas learned that Lou Perez and the Angel’s Landing commune was … she would come around when somebody was going to die. There are also several other mysterious deaths surrounding the Wichita, Kansas, compound where Perez held court, according to “Deadly Cults” on Oxygen. In March 2006, Hughes’ husband Brian died in an “accident” at the autobody shop where he worked. The charges include rape, aggravated criminal sodomy, sexual exploitation of a child, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and murder. Among those was Hughes’ husband, Brian. Daniel Perez, AKA Lou Castro. The accident was reported by another hiker by cell phone. 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