BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– The search for a missing man has been put on hold while authorities investigate the discovery of a body.

Randal Scott Evans, 52, was last seen Friday near his home in the 1600 block of Zamia Avenue in northwest Boulder.

Relatives told police Evans left his home without his wallet or cellphone. According to police he’s a marathon runner and frequents a trail behind Dakota Ridge.

The body was found in the area where the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office had planned to search for Evans.

The coroner is conducting an autopsy but has not released an identity or the possible cause of death.

Evans is described as a white man, 5-foot-10, 140 pounds with short brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing blue running shorts, a long-sleeved shirt, orange running shoes and sunglasses.

Additional Information From The Boulder Police Department

Anyone with information is asked to contact Boulder police at 303-441-3333 (non-emergency number) or 9-1-1.

The lead investigator on this case is Det. Jeremy Frenzen, who may be reached at 303-441-1890. Those who have information but who wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.