Police ID body recovered from South Mountain

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Nathan Ryan Atkinson (Source: Phoenix Police Department via Facebook) Nathan Ryan Atkinson (Source: Phoenix Police Department via Facebook)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

Police have identified the body that was recovered from South Mountain over the weekend as a 25-year-old man who had been missing since last Tuesday.

Investigators believe Nathan Ryan Atkinson committed suicide. His body was located and recovered from a particularly rugged area Saturday afternoon.

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The Phoenix Police Department posted a missing person flier about Atkinsons on Facebook on Thursday, two days after he was last seen.

His car was found abandoned at the Kiwanis Trail Head in South Mountain Park.

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