Follow-up on Probable Suicide
Contact: Shannan Marcak, 928-638-7958
Grand Canyon, AZ. – A man found deceased in his residence within Grand Canyon National Park on Monday has been identified as Richard Dennis Schultz.
On Monday, March 16, 2009, the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a report that a male subject had been found deceased in a residence within the park. Upon arriving at the residence, rangers confirmed the death and began an investigation into the incident. The cause of death was determined to be suicide by the Coconino County Medical Examiner.
Schultz, a Grand Canyon resident, was 60 years old.
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Did You Know?
In Grand Canyon,one of the broad, sandy areas on the north bank of the Colorado River is Unkar Delta, composed of rock debris carried from the North Rim by Unkar Creek. Prehistoric Pueblo people occupied numerous sites on Unkar Delta and along Unkar Creek for about 350 years (A.D. 850 to A.D. 1200)