Police ID one of the skeletal remains found in Provo Canyon

Posted at 1:08 PM, Apr 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-21 18:00:19-04

By Tiffany DeMasters and Robert Boyd.

PROVO, Utah —One of two skeletal remains found in Provo Canyon Saturday has been identified.

Jakub Gorowski, 41, of Poland, appears to have accidently fallen to his death, said Lt. Matthew Siufanua Monday.

There are no initial signs of foul play.

The second skeleton has not been identified. Police believe the body may be tied to a 2006 missing person’s case.

At about 1 p.m. man stumbled upon Gorowski's remains while hiking through Squaw Peak on Saturday. Police were notified and discovered the second body approximately 50 feet away from the first.

The cases are believed to be unrelated, police said.

"Receiving this information is a double edged sword, you have the sad news that a family member is deceased but then the closure of what happened," Siufanua said.

Police are not sure of the exact cause of death, but they have their suspicions.

"Our first assumption is that they fell, both of them fell from some distance, we don't exactly know how far, at the very top of this cliff is 1,000 feet up so it's a very big mountain," Siufanua said.