Colorado father Mathew Healy goes missing in Japan

Posted at 10:44 AM, Feb 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-22 12:58:01-05

HAKUBA, Japan – Searchers are looking for a Colorado man who went missing while skiing in Japan.

Mathew Healy is a Navy civilian stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He was last seen Monday at the Happo-one ski resort, according to the Stars and Stripes publication.

Japanese police and American volunteers were searching Wednesday for the missing skier in an avalanche-prone valley in the Japanese Alps.

A GoFundMe page says Healy is a Denver native and father of two small children.


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