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Woman found dead on North Mountain Park trail, fire officials say

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Posted at 9:25 AM, Jul 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-27 15:42:45-04

PHOENIX — A woman was found dead along a North Mountain Park trail Tuesday morning.

Phoenix police say fire crews located the body, initially said to be that of a man, off a mountain trail near 7th and Peoria avenues.

Officials say the woman was beyond resuscitation efforts and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have identified the woman as 61-year-old Karen O'conner. O'Conner was reportedly last heard from on July 22, according to family.

Phoenix police will be investigating the death but say there are no initial signs of foul play.