Hiker Found Dead in Hills East of Sparks

Sparks police have found the body of a man who failed to return after taking his dog for a walk last night.

Police say the body of the 43-year-old Sparks man was found around 4 this morning in the hills behind Los Altos Parkway.

His wife reported him missing when he didn't come home from his
routine walk the night before.

The man's name is being withheld until relatives are notified. Authorities have not said how the man died.

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