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Missing Hiker Found Dead In Chaffee County

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BUENA VISTA, Colo. (AP) – A hiker missing since Sunday in Chaffee County has been found dead.

KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs reports that the body 61-year-old Wayne Kirkbride of Monument was discovered Tuesday. The retired U.S. Army Special Forces lieutenant colonel disappeared on a hike near Mount Antero.

There was no immediate word how Kirkbride died. A U.S. Army helicopter and search dogs helped with the search.

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