The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office says 55-year-old Steven Johnson was found in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson late Monday.
Cause of death hasn't been determined yet, but officials say Johnson was covered with stings when he was found.
Johnson was last seen Friday when he went hiking, and friends became worried when he didn't go to work on Monday.
Search and rescue teams found both Johnson and his dog dead. The dog was on the top of the cliff.
Sheriff's Lt. Raoul Rodriguez says Johnson may have disturbed bees by hammering a spike into the cliff.
More Nation & World Headlines
No sign found of U.S. ship missing near Bahamas Doctors Without Borders: Afghan clinic airstrike kills 19 Vatican fires gay priest on eve of synod Back in India, Dalai Lama says he’s healthy Couple charged in teacher’s sex relationship with teen Mormons select 3 new leaders; all from Utah Spain grants citizenship to 4,300 with Sephardic Jewish roots Farmer finds mammoth bones in field
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.