Man's body found in area of Flying J Ranch Park in missing person search

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A search for a missing man at Flying J Ranch is underway 00:17

Investigators found a man dead in the area of the Flying J Ranch Park trailhead northwest of Conifer on Tuesday. Jefferson County Sheriff's Office originally responded to the area on a missing person report.


According to the sheriff's office, when investigators where on scene of the trailhead, they found a vehicle that belonged to the missing person.

Investigators were conducting the search as early as 5 a.m. In an update just after 12:30 p.m., the sheriff's office confirmed the search was over when the body of a man was found.

CBS4 was told investigators could not identify the body on Tuesday, and the condition made it impossible to immediately report a possible cause of death.

The sheriff's office did say there was no indication "foul play" was involved,

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