Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Last seen in the Cherokee, NC area at Microtel Inn and Suites. The vehicle Derek was driving was found within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near the Tennessee and North Caroline state line. While his vehicle was located at the Newfound Gap area, no one interviewed on and off the trail could verify him being inside or outside the park after leaving the hotel at 0400 hrs on the morning of March 17, 2012.
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National park Service
US Park Ranger Joshua Frazier