GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - National Park Service personnel located a body August 6, 2014 several hundred feet below the rim in the area where missing Glendale, AZ resident Marc Buckhout, 36, was last seen.
Buckhout's family is aware of the discovery. Because of the location and the technical operation required to recover the body, the National Park Service will conduct the recovery mission first thing tomorrow morning. Once the body is recovered, the Park service will turn it over to the Coconino County Medical Examiner for positive identification.
A member of Buckhout's family reported him missing August 2, 2014. He was last seen at 4:30 p.m. hiking along the South Rim west of Grandview Point in the vicinity of Highway 64.
The National Park Service in coordination with the Coconino County Medical Examiner is conducting an investigation into the incident.
No additional information is available at this time.
36 years old
Weight: 175 lbs.
Professional Affiliation: SERVICE
Level of Education: UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE
Foul Play Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
Suspected Suicide: Unknown / Undisclosed
Cause of Death: Multiple Injuries by fall
Reported missing on August 2, 2014 - 2731 days, 16 hours, 46 minutes ago
Found on August 6, 2014 - 2727 days, 16 hours, 46 minutes ago
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This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 3820
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