Red Cross calls off search for missing student

August 31, 2009 2:39:30 PM PDT
The Red Cross has called off the search for a Chicago student who went missing in Costa Rica.Twenty-eight-year-old David Gimelfarb set out on a solo hike through a dense Costa Rican national park August 11th.

His SUV was found by park rangers.

Authorities do not suspect foul play.

Gimelfarb's parents are in Costa Rica searching for their son.

A Facebook page says they have hired a group of 40 locals to continue searching, and park rangers are assisting in the search.