Early last night a hiker came upon a dead body off the Coal Creek Trail in eastern Boulder County. It was that of a 28-year-old man and was in a wooded area near the creek. Authorities have not released more information about the deceased but they do not suspect foul play.

Coal Creek Trail in eastern Boulder County

Investigators from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office are working closely with the Boulder County Coroner’s Office to determine the circumstances surrounding the man’s death. The Coroner’s Office will make the final determination as to the cause and manner of death. Public identification of the decedent will be made by the Coroner’s Office once family has been notified.

Source: Boulder County Sheriff Press Release   (case# 17-1680)