Palmer, Alaska (KINY) Alaska State Troopers asked the public for help in an attempt to retrace the steps of the victim.
Weston Gladney, 36, was found dead in the Jim Creek area on Saturday at 3:20 pm on a trail near Sullivan Avenue and Caudill Road.
A dispatch from State Troopers said the death was being investigated as a homicide. Another hiker found the body. They transported the body to the State Medical Examiner in Anchorage for an autopsy and alerted his family. The AST asked the public to provide any information on Gladney's whereabouts for the past week. The number to call is 352-5401.