A 36 year old Big Sky man was reported missing from his home on February 5, 2012. A Deputy responded, began investigating the case, and activated Sheriff’s search and rescue teams.
Search Dogs checked the area of Dudley Creek Road for nearly two hours before finding the missing man at the bottom of drainage. Ashley Blake age 36 of Big Sky was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation by the Sheriff/Coroner determined Blake died from exposure.