GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - An elderly man was recently found dead on a trail within the Colorado National Monument.
According to the Mesa County Coroners office, the 64-year-old man of Grand Junction was discovered deceased on the Liberty Cap trail yesterday morning.
They say his death was related to heart disease. It appears that as he was hiking, he may have suffered from a sudden cardiac event.
They also say that his hike had started that same morning.