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Body found in American Fork Canyon confirmed to be missing hiker

Robert “Bobby” Healey had been missing since Sunday.

(Photo courtesy of the Utah County Sheriff's Office) Robert “Bobby” Healey, 28, of Saratoga Springs has been missing since Sunday.

A body found in American Fork Canyon on Tuesday morning was confirmed Wednesday to be that of a hiker who had been missing since Sunday.

According to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, the body was found in a rugged area where authorities had been searching for Robert “Bobby” Healey, 28, of Saratoga Springs. His cellphone signal had pinged in that area.

A spokesman for the UCSO said the victim is believed to have fallen, and that his death appears accidental.

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