MOHAVE COUNTY, Ariz. (ABC4) – The body of a missing Layton man who was last seen late last week while traveling in Arizona has been found on Tuesday.
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue confirmed the body of Beau Riddle, 49, has been found in a brush area near where his vehicle was last spotted in Arizona.
His cause of death has yet to be determined. Authorities say there are no indications of foul play at this time, although the investigation remains ongoing.
“We want to thank everyone that came out to help locate him, as well as the K-9 Team from Washington County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue, the Arizona Department of Public Safety Helicopter and the Bureau of Land Management Rangers,” authorities say. “Our condolences are with the family. Please respect their privacy during this time.”
Riddle’s wife, Kim Riddle, released the following statement:
“I can’t believe we lost Beau this way and it only shows how quickly we can lose the ones we love. I’m grateful for everyone who has stepped up to support me and my family. I only wish Beau was here to see how many people love him and we’re touched by his humor and willingness to help anyone in need.”
This story will be updated as more information becomes available. No further details have been released at this time.