Hundreds of volunteers and law enforcement officers spent eight weeks and over 5,000 hours searching for Erin Corwin. In the end, the discovery of Erin’s body at the bottom of a mineshaft in Joshua Tree National Park was a big deal — and not just because the search had been so difficult. Without a body, it would have been almost impossible to convict Erin’s killer. And shortly after she went missing, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department was almost positive they knew who killed Erin Corwin.
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