Raafat (Ralph) Nasser-Eddin

  • Remains Found - Pending ID
  • Remains Found - Pending ID

About Raafat (Ralph) Nasser-Eddin's case

Raafat “Ralph” Nasser-Eddin from Los Angeles, California was reported missing on June 13, 2017. Nasser-Eddin was last seen near Hermit Camp on the Hermit Trail on June 11, 2017.

On December 20, 2017, participants of a private Colorado river trip were hiking up towards the Monument Creek drainage when they came across human remains. Investigating Rangers located evidence at the scene that indicated the human remains were most likely those of Nasser-Eddin.

The remains were located approximately 2.5 miles from his last known location, in an off-trail area of the Tonto Platform.

According to source,

Grand Canyon National Park is working with the Coconino County Medical Examiner’s Office to confirm the identify of the remains. No additional information is available at this time.

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Investigative Details

  • Foul Play Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
  • Suicide Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
  • Cause of Death: Undetermined / Unreleased

Significant Dates

  • Reported Missing: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 (7 years ago)
  • Date Found: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 (7 years ago)

Administrative Details

Monday, January 8, 2024 (6 months ago)

Missing NPF Public Identification Number (MPID) 10226

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