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UPDATE: Coroner releases cause of death for Red Rock hiker

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Posted at 3:10 PM, Jun 14, 2019

UPDATE APRIL 9: The Clark County Coroner has determined the cause of death for Jeffrey Khalista was diabetic ketoacidosis.

UPDATE JUNE 17: The Clark County Coroner's office has identified the body found at Red Rock Canyon on June 10 as 52-year-old Jeffrey Khalista.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Red Rock Search and Rescue has been searching for 52-year-old Jeffrey Khalista near the Willow Springs Trail inside the Red Rock National Conservation Area.

Khalista was last seen on June 10 and his car was located at the trailhead.

Las Vegas police say a body was found Friday at Red Rock Canyon.

The search for the missing hiker has been called off but police have not confirmed the identity of the body at this time.

The Clark County coroner will release the name and cause of death after relatives have been notified.