PCSO: Missing hiker found dead at Lost Dutchman State Park

A hiker who went missing at Lost Dutchman State Park was found dead Saturday morning, the Pinal County Sheriff's Office said.

The man's mother called in from out of state Friday to report that her son, who lives in Phoenix, had gone hiking in the Superstition Mountains on Thursday and didn’t return home.

Deputies located the man's vehicle near the Mining Camp Restaurant.

Search and Rescue teams from PCSO and MCSO had been searching for him on the ground.

The Mesa Police Air Unit and DPS Ranger also assisted in the search.

No other details were available.


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