Grand Canyon, Ariz.-Chad Hafford, 29, of Hudson, New Hampshire has been identified as a possible suicide victim within Grand Canyon National Park. Body recovery teams were able to reach the victim, who was located approximately 350 feet below the rim, earlier this morning.
Yesterday at approximately 12:00 p.m. the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a call alerting officials to a potential suicide. Responding staff conducted an initial hasty search and located a body below the rim just east of the Yavapai Geology Museum.
An investigation into the incident is being conducted by the National Park Service and the Coconino Medical Examiner. No further information is available at this time.
If you or a loved one has thoughts of suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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29 years old
Weight: 0 lbs.
Foul Play Suspected: No
Suspected Suicide: Yes
Cause of Death: Suicide by fall
Found on October 13, 2020 - 787 days, 22 hours, 32 minutes ago
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This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 915
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