Hiker’s body found

Ponca City Now - July 22, 2015 8:20 am

MANGUM, Okla. (AP) – The body of a 42-year-old man who went missing on a hike has been found in Greer County.

The Lawton Constitution (http://bit.ly/1flkmPS ) reports the body of Timothy Tyler was found Monday afternoon in a wooded area near Haystack Mountain. According to Greer County Sheriff Devin Huckabay, Tyler went missing Sunday when he was hiking with three other people.

Police say one of the hikers called Tyler’s wife about his disappearance and she called authorities. Huckabay said Tyler was spotted by Oklahoma Highway Patrol aircraft. Tyler’s body was taken to the state Medical Examiner’s Office in Oklahoma City.

The other hikers were found by authorities Sunday evening and were dehydrated, but in otherwise good condition.


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