JUNE 3, 2010

Weippe resident, Frank Dietz found dead

   The annual Weippe Camas Festival met a tragic start for one family Saturday morning, May 29, when 48-year-old Frank Dietz of Weippe was found dead in a smoldering bonfire shortly after 6:30 a.m. 

   Dietz was last seen by friends sitting in a chair inside a residence at approximately 3:30 a.m., according to Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).

   After investigating the incident, CCSO determined that Dietz died from a medical-related condition.