Body of missing hiker found at Point Reyes National Seashore

Search crews on Monday morning discovered the body of a hiker who had been reported missing at the Point Reyes National Seashore the night before.

The victim was identified as 58-year-old Mitra Rasti of San Jose, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office.

Rasti was last seen leaving the Bear Valley Visitor Center at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, park officials said.

At 10 p.m., the Marin County dispatch center notified the park that someone had reported the hiker overdue.

After a search involving Marin County Search and Rescue, park rangers and a California Highway Patrol helicopter, Rasti's body was found at 6 a.m. near the former Arch Rock area.