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Posted: Thursday, July 8, 2010 7:08 pm | Updated: 5:13 pm, Sat Jul 10, 2010.

— Authorities have recovered the body of an Arizona man who apparently fell while hiking at the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

Rangers were notified Wednesday afternoon that a Mesa man camping on a houseboat with his family had not returned from a hike in a side canyon of Warm Creek Bay.

A ground and air search located the body of 23-year-old Porter Dixon at the base of a cliff.

Investigators believe Dixon fell approximately 70 feet, sustaining multiple injuries that resulted in his death.

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