Body of Utah man found in Wupatki National Monument in Arizona
COCONINO COUNTY, Ariz. — A 46-year-old Utah man was found deceased Monday inside Wupatki National Monument in Arizona, according to the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office.
According to a news release, the man, who has been identified as Conan Stults, was discovered dead Monday morning by a county search and rescue team. He was found south of the Lomaki Pueblo area within Wupatki National Monument.
Furthermore, the news release said authorities learned of a trespass in progress on Saturday, Oct. 29 in the Antelope Hills area along Highway 89. Witnesses informed authorities the individual in question was last seen walking northbound on Highway 89.
Law enforcement personnel spent several hours looking for Stults on Saturday. When he failed to return to his vehicle, the county’s search and rescue team came to assist.
Based on personal property left on the scene, authorities were able to identify the individual as Stults.
The incident remains under investigation by Arizona authorities.
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