Missing hiker found dead in Jefferson County

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DENVER, Colo. (AP) -- Jefferson County authorities say the body of a 21-year-old hiker has been found close to his home near Bailey.

The hiker, Nicholas Coats, went on a short hike at 4 p.m. on Wednesday and had not been seen since.

Coats did not leave a note as to when he would be returning. He also did not tell anyone his destination.

Authorities said Thursday the death is under investigation.

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