- Associated Press - Friday, November 6, 2015

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Coconino County authorities say a man has been found dead in the Mount Elden area.

County sheriff’s officials say a woman contacted Arizona Department of Public Safety officers on North Highway 89 on Thursday morning to report that she had discovered a body at a temporary campsite off the Fatman’s Loop trail.

DPS officers followed the witness back to the site, where they found the body,

The sheriff’s office was notified and sent deputies and detectives to investigate.

The body was then released to the Coconino County Medical Examiner’s Office.

An autopsy is expected to be performed to determine the cause of death.

Although detectives believe they may know the name of the dead man, his name won’t be released until positive identification and notification of his relatives are completed.


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