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Posted: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 6:10 am, Tue Feb 22, 2011.

Sacramento County Sheriff’s investigators recovered the body of a man who they believe committed suicide at the Cosumnes River Preserve, just north of Thornton.

The county coroner’s office had not released the victim’s identity by late Monday afternoon, according to Sheriff’s spokesman Jason Ramos.

Two people kayaking shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday found the body hanging from a tree at the preserve about a mile east of the preserve’s visitors center, Ramos said. His arms were reportedly tied behind his back.

A sheriff’s helicopter searched the area for about 45 minutes on Sunday in an attempt to locate the man, but they didn’t find him, Ramos said. The Sheriff’s Marine Enforcement Detail and a Cosumnes Fire Department boat were sent to search for the man shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday. After searching for an hour, emergency personnel located the man about a mile east of the visitor center of the Cosumnes River Preserve.

Due to the remote location, authorities decided to wait until Monday morning to recover the body, Ramos said.

The cause of death had not been determined, but authorities believe it was a suicide, he added.

Contact reporter Ross Farrow at rossf@lodinews.com.

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