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Missing man found dead in Red Rock Canyon area

A man reported missing near Red Rock Canyon this week was found dead Thursday afternoon.

Luke Michael Saunders, 22, was found dead in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area around 3:15 p.m. His death was ruled an accident from blunt force injuries, the Clark County coroner’s office said Friday afternoon.

Before his body was found, Saunders had been last seen Tuesday around 5:30 p.m. near the Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon area, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

No further information was available.

Contact David Wilson at dwilson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @davidwilson_RJ on Twitter.

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