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Body Recovered on South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

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Date: November 13, 2017
Contact: Kirby Lynn Shedlowski, 928-638-7958

Grand Canyon, AZ- On Friday, November 10 at approximately noon, the National Park Service located a body below the rim on the Rim Trail, between Pipe Creek and Mather Point.

The body of a Caucasian male was recovered and is believed to be that of a Michael Legus, 39 of Tooele, UT. Mr. Legus was reported missing by a friend on October 31.

An investigation into the incident is being conducted by the National Park Service and the Coconino County Medical Examiner. No additional information is available at this time.


Last updated: November 13, 2017

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