Search continues for missing man near Custer

CUSTER, S.D. (KOTA News) – The ground search and air support will resume this morning in the search for 22-year-old Torger Anders Henckel. He was last seen at his residence in Rapid City Saturday, Sept. 21. He mentioned he was going out for a hike. His car was found at the Little Devils Tower Trail Head off Highway 16A in Custer. He is believed to be somewhere in the Black Elk Wilderness Area.

Currently, all trails in Custer State Park leading up to Black Elk Peak were shut down Tuesday to help facilitate the use of heat sensing equipment to aid in the search.

If you know anything or have seen anything in reference to this missing individual, please contact the Custer County Communications Office at 605-673-8176.