sheriff- weber co

OGDEN, Utah — A man's body has been recovered from the mountainside near the Douglas Street Trailhead in Ogden on Friday morning.

At 9:51 a.m., on August 7, 2020, the Weber County Sheriff's Office was notified of a deceased male on the trail near the Douglas Street Trailhead.

"Weber County Search and Rescue and Deputies hiked up the mountain and located the body of what appears to be an adult male," stated the department. "As a standard procedure, the Office of the Medical Examiner and Weber County Detectives responded to the scene."

According to police, the man's body was found in a rocky area several hundred yards up the trail.

"The cause of death is under investigation; however, foul play is not believed to be involved at this time," stated the department.

The identity of the man has not been released at this time pending notification of next of kin.