Iron County deputies find dead man near Cedar City



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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in Iron County are investigating the death of a 51-year-old man found outside of Cedar City Saturday.

The Deseret News (http://tinyurl.com/o4sqm3h) reports the man's body was located seven miles west of Cedar City near state Route 56 and Iron Springs Road in an area known as the "iron mines.

Sgt. Nick Johnson says deputies were called to the area around 4 p.m. Saturday on reports of suspicious circumstances.

They've released few other details.

The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of family.

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