‘Cody just vanished’: Parents of missing man still hopeful
VERNON MATTHEWS, front, and his wife Cyndi use their computer to print out missing person flyers in their search for their missing son Cody at their home in Pollock Pines.
On June 6, Vernon "Cody" Matthews disappeared from his parents' vacation home in Pollock Pines. But his parents have not given up hope — and if anyone would be able to survive two months in the wilderness, it would be Cody.
Cody's father, Vern, spent about a dozen years in Civil Air Patrol Search and Rescue and was a team leader trainee when he stepped down. He spent 20 years in fire service in Southern California, and was a captain when he left due to injury. He had extensive Red Cross and emergency medical training, often doing wilderness rescues. Before age and injury caught ... Continue Reading