A hiker reported missing near Lake Jacomo was found dead Monday afternoon, according to a tweet from Jackson County Sheriff Darryl Forte`.


Boats, drones, K9s, park rangers and other resources were used to try and locate the missing hiker in a wooded area of the lake, Forte` said.

The cause of death was not immediately disclosed.

A medical examiner was reportedly on scene.

Sheriff Forte` reported around 3:15 that the body of the hiker was found. But no other details were released at the time.

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