Dead hiker found in Dreamy Draw Park

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PHOENIX – Investigators are looking into the death of a hiker whose body was found during the hottest part of the day Sunday.

Another hiker came across the body of a 50-year-old man in Dreamy Draw Park at about 4 p.m. He was about one mile up the trail.

Crews from the Phoenix Fire Department were called in to recover the body. They said the man showed no signs of trauma. Based on his clothing and equipment, he appeared to be an experienced hiker.

The man has not been identified nor is it known how or when he died.

The Maricopa County Office of the Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.