PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Phoenix police have identified the man who was found dead on South Mountain on Wednesday morning.
Phoenix police said 35-year-old Douglas Hertel was found around 10 a.m. by a hiker on a rocky outcropping near the Geronimo Trail.
Hertel was reported missing by his father on Jan. 11.
The incident is being looked at as a death investigation until the medical examiner can determine a cause of death. Police believe the body was on the hill for several days before being found.