by Timothy Rutt
Variety.com reported that it was Burns who fell into the ravine at Inspiration Point on Sunday, triggering an hours-long search and recovery effort from local rescue crews. A hiker found Burns' body in a ravine near Inspiration Point, and the coroner has preliminarily concluded that cause of death was trauma from a fall.
Burns was an investigative reporter and producer for Fox 11 New in Los Angeles. His colleagues have put up a tribute page here.