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Authorities in found a Minnesota man dead Wednesday in a Rapid City hiking area. 

The Pennington County Sheriff's Office said identified the deceased as 24-year-old Alex Verburg of Mantorville. 

Authorities began investigating Tuesday after learning Verburg had not been seen or heard from for several days, according to a press release. The search focused on the Stratobowl Rim Trailhead off Highway 16 after authorities found Verburg's vehicle there. 

His body was discovered the next morning at the bottom of a cliff in a rugged area. 

His death remains under investigation, although the Sheriff's Office said no foul play is suspected. 

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