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Decomposed Body Found In Tree Near Boulder

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Stock image of trees (Photo Credit: Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images)

Stock image of trees (Photo Credit: Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images)

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after hikers discovered a decomposed body hanging from a tree in a canyon in Boulder.

Cmdr. Rick Brough with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office says the body was discovered in the Elephant Buttress area of Boulder Canyon west of the city at about 2:45 p.m. Saturday. Foul play is not suspected.

Brough says the coroner’s office will release the person’s name after family members have been notified of the death.

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