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Remains found in Hell Canyon identified

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Officers bring the body of a person that was found by a hiker off the mountain near Hell Canyon in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake police on Tuesday released the identity of a badly decomposed body found by a hiker in Hell Canyon.

The remains of Robert Lowery, 51, were found Sunday. Police say Lowery was homeless. His name was released after officers were able to locate relatives.

A cause of death had not been determined as of Tuesday. But police do not consider his death suspicious.