8/13/2013 1:39:00 PM Phoenix man dies from 250-foot Mingus drop
MINGUS MOUNTAIN -- A 48-year-old Phoenix man fell to his death in an apparent accident on Mingus Mountain last Wednesday afternoon.
Arthur Hafer was last seen walking away from the Mingus Mountain Campground just before 4 p.m. toward a ledge area that faces the Verde Valley from where he fell. Yavapai County Sheriff's spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn said there were no witnesses to the fall.
The body was recovered by the Sheriff's Office Back Country Team and transported to the County Medical Examiner. There were no signs of foul play or suicide.