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Man who disappeared after going for hike found dead in Charlotte park

48-year-old Matt Sullivan reportedly told his family he would be hiking for a few hours on Friday. He was found dead at McAlpine Park Sunday.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man who was reported missing after telling his family he was going for a hike last Friday was found dead in a Charlotte park, police said. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said 48-year-old Matt Sullivan told his family of his plans on Friday and went to McAlpine Creek Park along Monroe Road around 1:45 p.m. Police say he promised his family he'd be back after a few hours, but they never heard from him again. 

CMPD announced Monday morning that Sullivan was found dead in McAlpine Park. Investigators said there are no signs of foul play and they aren't looking for any suspects. 

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