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April
30th

2 bodies found in Grand Canyon

Two bodies were found in the Grand Canyon last week according to a pair of statements released recently by the National Park Service. Here are the statements.

Missing Man’s Body Found Below South Rim
Last Thursday afternoon, rangers received a report from a Peregrine Fund staffer of a possible body below the South Rim in the Mather Point area. Due to poor weather conditions and the late hour, rangers had to wait until Friday to confirm the report. They spotted the body that morning and rappelled 500 feet to the victim’s location. The body was retrieved by helicopter and

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Feb.
28th

24-year-old woman dies after fall at Grand Canyon National Park

From Grand Canyon National Park:

On Sunday, February 26th, 2012, park dispatch received a report that a hiker had fallen in Owl Eyes Canyon, which is located on the south side of the Colorado River across from the Tapeats Creek and Deer Creek areas. The park’s helicopter was dispatched to the area and discovered the woman’s body below a cliff in the Supai rock layer. Rangers then flew to the scene via helicopter, began their investigations, and prepared the body for transport. It was flown to the South Rim and turned over to the county medical examiner. The woman has

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