A search is under way for a missing Kentucky man at Grand Canyon National Park, according to the National Park Service. John Pennington, 40 of Walton, Kentucky, was last known to be on the south rim of the Grand Canyon near Yaki Point, Park Service officials said in a news release. Pennington's vehicle was found abandoned at Yaki Point on or around Feb. 23, and Park Service officials say he is believed to be traveling alone. He may be currently riding a yellow 2005 Suzuki GSX-R600 motorcycle with Ohio plates, the release stated.
Officials described Pennington as a white man, 5 feet, 11 inches tall, weighing 165 pounds, with hazel eyes and brown hair. A missing persons investigation is ongoing. Officials did not release any additional information. Anyone with information about John Pennington or who has located the yellow motorcycle can call or text the NPS Investigative Services Branch (ISB) Tip Line at 888-653-0009; or provide information online at www.nps.gov/ISB by clicking "Submit a Tip" or by emailing ISB.
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40 years old
Weight: 165 lbs.
Foul Play Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
Suspected Suicide: Unknown / Undisclosed
Cause of Death: Undetermined / Unreleased
Reported missing on February 23, 2021 - 490 days, 8 hours, 9 minutes ago
Found on March 3, 2021 - 482 days, 8 hours, 9 minutes ago
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This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 1046
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