USU student identified as missing hiker found dead at bottom of cliff near Alta
ALTA, Utah — Unified Police have identified the 22-year-old hiker found dead in Little Cottonwood Canyon as USU student Amanda Marie Caseiro.
She is originally from New Jersey and was attending school in Utah.
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A search and rescue crew found her dead at the bottom of a 100-foot cliff Wednesday morning after she disappeared Tuesday afternoon.
The Unified Police Department said in a tweet that it appears Caseiro may have slipped.
Authorities said Caseiro was alone when she disappeared.
Police were called when she never returned.
Crews searched the Cecret Lake area with a helicopter and ATVs.
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