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Julian Sands’ family shares first statement since actor’s disappearance, praises searchers
The family of Julian Sands broke their silence to thank Southern California law enforcement officials for their tireless search for the missing “Room with a View” star.
The 65-year-old British actor was last seen hiking in the Mount Baldi area His wife Evgenia CitkowitzReported missing on Friday, January 13.
“Our heartfelt thanks go out to the compassionate members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who are coordinating the search for our beloved Julian, and especially the heroic search teams listed below who braved the harsh conditions on the ground and in the air to bring Julian to Leann brought home,” read the family statement, Departmental Union Monday.
“We were deeply moved by the wave of love and support,” they added.
The Post reached out to Sands representatives for comment.
His son Henry, 37, is also a seasoned traveller, having flown home from London last week follow in father’s footsteps But had to stop due to bad weather.
Low visibility and icy conditions in the mountains also delayed search and rescue efforts.sheriff’s department strong wind warning On Monday, the use of helicopters was banned.
That silver Volvo that probably belonged to Sands is there found in the parking lot It is believed he left it before continuing on the trek. His family will be towed away from the snow-covered vehicle.
An attempt to ping his iPhone on Jan. 15 failed “due to a lack of cellular service and, most likely, a power outage to the phone,” the department said since disclosure.
However, “delayed pings” from his phone showed movement even after he was reported missing. He tracked down the probable location as a trail to the summit of Mount Bald, but ground search crews and helicopters found nothing.
Sands began his career in the 1980s, known for roles in films such as “Arachnophobia”, “The Wizard” and “Leaving Las Vegas”. He also appeared on “24” in 2006 and on season 8 of “Dexter” in 2013.