Body found near Mt. Hood where hiker missing
Searchers looking for a hiker who had been missing since late August found a body off Hunchback Trail, authorities said Monday afternoon.
"Unfortunately we have recovered a body in our search area today. It was in the primary search area," Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Collinson said. "It is a female but there is no ID on this person. We have to wait for the medical examiner.
Collinson said the woman's body was found off the Hunchback Trail and "ended up being 100 yards off of the trail and down a steep embankment" in "the steeper areas."
"We have ruled out in our minds," Collinson said, "this is not foul play."
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