Body Found on January 12 in Grand Canyon National Park Identified
Contact: Shannan Marcak, 928-638-7958
Grand Canyon, Ariz. - A body found near Yaki Point in Grand Canyon National Park has been identified as that of 41 year-old Peter Reichner of Glenside, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Reichner's body was found on Thursday, January 12, next to the South Kaibab Trail about one-third mile from the trailhead which is located near Yaki Point on the South Rim.
It has been determined that Mr. Reichner died of injuries sustained in a fall.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing and is being conducted by the National Park Service in cooperation with the Coconino County Medical Examiner.
No further information is available at this time.
Did You Know?
President Theodore Roosevelt said of Grand Canyon, "Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it. What you can do is to keep it for your children, your children's children, and for all who come after you, as one of the great sights which every American should see."