Search and rescue crews recover body found by hiker near Ogden

Search and rescue crews working to recover a body in the foothills above Ogden May 14, 2017. Image courtesy David Fisher.

WEBER COUNTY, Utah — Search and rescue crews were dispatched to recover a body discovered in the foothills above Ogden Sunday.

Lt. Nate Hutchinson of the Weber County Sheriff’s Office said they received a call around 3:39 p.m. from a hiker who reported they had found a body.

Hutchinson said search and rescue responded, and around 7:45 p.m. they were able to recover the body and remove the deceased from the mountain. At this point there are no details available regarding the cause and manner of death.

The body was found in the foothills above 29th Street in Ogden.

The identity of the deceased has not been determined, and it is unknown how long the body has been at that location.

Fox 13 News will update this story as more information becomes available.