JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. - Search teams in Jefferson County have found the body of a hiker who was reported missing Wednesday afternoon.
Joshua Coates, 21, was last seen near Bailey at 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. His body was found Thursday a short distance from his family's home.
The Sheriff's Office worked with Alpine Rescue, North Fork Fire, a Park County K-9 unit and the Lifeguard 1 helicopter Thursday during the search.
Thursday afternoon, the coroner's office responded to the scene. So far, there has been no determination about the cause or manner of death.