Remains found along Arizona Trail near Redington Road

Remains found along Arizona Trail near Redington Road
The Pima County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was found on the Arizona Trail on Monday, Aug. 24. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Officials with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the death of a man found on the Arizona Trail.

The man’s remains were found Monday morning, Aug. 24, as the sheriff’s department made routine training flight over the area, according to a news release.

The remains have not been identified but appear to match the description of a man who was reported hiking in the area.

A hiker called deputies after a man on the trail asked them for water. The caller gave the man water, according to the release, but said he didn’t seem to be in distress.

Deputies and a park ranger searched the area for the man yesterday but didn’t find him.

This story is still developing and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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