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Unidentified River Rafter - Grand Canyon

  • Found Deceased

About Unidentified River Rafter - Grand Canyon's case

According to azcentral,

FLAGSTAFF — One person who went missing from a Colorado River rafting trip in the Grand Canyon during a flash flood was found dead Thursday, July 15, 2021, in frigid water while a second person was found alive, a park spokeswoman said.

As of 12:30p Thursday, one of the missing individuals reportedly was found with no injuries, according to a tweet by Grand Canyon National Park.

Currently, search and rescue efforts are underway “to treat and transport those injured patients from the Tatahatso area,” the tweet said.

Authorities got a call on Wednesday evening from someone on a commercial trip on the Colorado River saying people had been injured and were asking for emergency help, said park spokesperson Joelle Baird. Park crews launched a search from the ground, water and air for at least two people who were missing, she said.

No other information on the identities of the missing people was immediately released.

Personal Characteristics

Age / Ethnicity

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Gender / Hair / Eyes

Distinguishing Marks

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Profession / Education

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Height / Weight

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Last Known Location

Body Found

Investigative Details

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

Significant Dates

  • Reported Missing: Wednesday, July 14, 2021 (3 years ago)
  • Date Found: Thursday, July 15, 2021 (3 years ago)


Administrative Details

Monday, January 8, 2024 (5 months ago)

Missing NPF Public Identification Number (MPID) 10376

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