BAILEY, Colo. (AP) - Jefferson County authorities say the body of a 21-year-old hiker has been found close to his home near Bailey.
The hiker, Nicholas Coats, went on a short hike at 4 p.m. on Wednesday and had not been seen since.
Coats did not leave a note as to when he would be returning. He also did not tell anyone his destination.
Authorities said Thursday the death is under investigation.
Copyright 2016 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.