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Body Recovered Near The Loop

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Date: July 12, 2013
Contact: Denise Germann, 406-888-5838

An investigation is underway regarding the discovery and recovery of a body identified as that of 25-year old Cody Lee Johnson of Kalispell.

Park dispatch received a report of a possible body located below The Loop area of the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Park rangers initiated a search, and at approximately 9:45 a.m. today the body of Johnson was discovered.

Due to the steep and rocky terrain, a helicopter and specialized short-haul rescue team from Parks Canada assisted with the recovery of the body. The Going-to-the-Sun Road was closed temporarily to facilitate the situation. Kalispell City Police Department, Flathead County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) assisted with the search and recovery operations.

The body was transported to a local funeral home and an autopsy will be conducted. 

Anyone with information that may be related to this incident is encouraged to contact Glacier National Park at 406-888-7801.

No further information is available at this time.

Did You Know?

Going-to-the-Sun Road

Did you know that in 1985, the Going-to-the-Sun Road was dedicated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark?