Man Found Deceased after 6 Day Search

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Anthony Prencipe

On Sunday, October 18, 2020, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was called regarding 82 year old Donald Maurischat who was reported as missing. Donald was last seen at his residence on Sunday afternoon. Donald resided on Forest Lake Road and frequently walked the Diamond Springs area and Diamond Dam.

Approximately 400 searchers checked the area over a 6 day period, with assistance from many agencies around the area. Unfortunately, on Friday afternoon, the body of a deceased person was located and positively identified as Donald.

At this time, there is no evidence of foul play or criminal activity. Donald has been positively identified and next of kin have been notified.