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Remains of missing hiker found in Summit County

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Posted at 8:48 AM, Aug 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-24 11:16:01-04

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah – The remains of a missing hiker have been found and identified in Summit County.

Officials said Eric Robinson from Australia disappeared in July 2011.

Last week a Coalville father and his two sons were camping near Allsop Lake and found a backpack, tent and remains.

DNA tests have now confirmed the remains are Robinson’s.

Allsop Lake is in the high Uintah Mountains on the Summit County-Duchesne County line.