Famous Runner Found Dead in NM

    In this Friday, March 30, 2012, photo, provided by New Mexico Search and Rescue via Silver City Daily Press & Independent, search and rescue team members prepare to search for missing runner Micah True, in Silver City, N.M. Search teams intensified efforts Saturday, March 31, to find True, who mysteriously vanished four days ago after heading out from a lodge for a morning run in the rugged wilderness near New Mexico's Gila National Forest. (AP Photo/New Mexico Search and Rescue via Silver City Daily Press & Independent)

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    The body of renowned long-distance runner Micah True has been found four days after he disappeared in a morning run in the wilderness near New Mexico’s Gila National Forest. The body of the 59-year-old was found Saturday night in a rugged area. The cause of death was not yet known, and police say there were no obvious signs of trauma. True, who was the subject of the bestselling book Born to Run, set out on a 12-mile run Tuesday, left his dog at the lodge where he was staying, and never returned.

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