PD: Hikers find body on Piestewa Peak

Posted at 11:54 PM, Sep 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-27 02:54:40-04

Phoenix Police say they are investigating after a body was found by hikers on Piestewa Peak Saturday morning.

Authorities got the emergency call after 8 a.m. and responded to the scene on the west side of the mountain.

Police say there are no obvious signs of foul play, but they are still trying to confirm identity and how the person died.

Phoenix Fire Department says the victim is an older man. 

Police say the area will be blocked off while the investigation is done, but residents in the nearby community will still be able to access the area.

This story is developing. Stay with ABC15 for updates.