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Oct 9, 2012 4:37 PM by Andy Koen

Coroner identifies body found along Fountain Creek

The El Paso County Coroner's Office has identified a man whose body was found face down in Fountain Creek last Thursday. He is 69 year-old John Hamilton of Colorado Springs.

A woman who was walking along Fountain Trail near I-25 and South Circle Drive discovered Hamilton's body and called 911. Deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office who responded found Hamilton fully clothed with no obvious signs of trauma.

An autopsy was performed on Friday. However, the official cause and manner of death have not yet been determined pending test results.

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