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Hiker found dead on Phoenix mountain, investigation underway

FD: Hiker found dead on Phoenix mountain
Posted at 12:22 PM, Aug 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-06 14:42:35-04

Authorities say a hiker was found dead on a Phoenix mountain Sunday afternoon.

Around noon, Phoenix firefighters were called to Deem Hills Recreational Park near 50th Avenue and Happy Valley Road after receiving reports of an unresponsive man on a trail.

Phoenix police identified the hiker on Monday morning as 47-year-old Kevin Lurito. There are no signs of foul play.

The cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner.