Rock Climber’s Found Dead on Suck Creek Mountain

By: Ashley King

CHATTANOOGA (AP/UTC)–A Chattanooga resident was found dead Wednesday at the foot of Suck Creek Mountain in Hamilton County after what appears to be an accidental fall. 

A relative found 23-year-old, Jesse David Brude, inside Prentice Cooper State Park. Brude had left for his climbing trip Monday.

 

 "Mountain comparable to Suck Creek Mountain located in Prentice Cooper State Park"

"Mountain comparable to Suck Creek Mountain located in Prentice Cooper State Park"

According to relatives he had plenty of experience and equipment. and he was apparently climbing alone.

“Something just went wrong,” said Dusty Stokes, Hamilton County Sheriff Sgt. 

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