Hiker’s account of being shot in the Smokies: False, the C-T reports

from the Asheville Citizen-Times:

A man who reported being shot while hiking off trail made up his account, park officials said Monday.

Sanford Lethco, 29, of Sevier County, Tenn., told park investigators that gunshot wounds he received to his leg on Friday came from an incident outside park boundaries and in Sevier County. …


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