Missing Guide on Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park

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News Release Date: June 3, 2015

Contact: Emily Davis, 928-525-6490

Contact: Kirby-Lynn Shedlowski, 928-606-9905

Grand Canyon, Ariz.–On Tuesday, June 2 at approximately 8 pm the National Park Service received a satellite phone call from a commercial river trip reporting a missing guide at River Mile 213 near Pumpkin Springs.

Morgan Heimer of Cody, WY was reported missing by a member of the river trip following a hike. Heimer is described as a 22 year old male, 6' tall, blond hair, blue eyes and was last seen wearing a dark-colored Astral personal flotation device, a blue plaid long sleeve shirt, a pair of Chaco sandals, a maroon baseball cap, and brightly colored shorts. Morgan was also carrying a purple water bottle with him when he was last seen. Heimer is working as a guide for Tour West and the group was on day 6 of an 8 day trip when Heimer went missing.

The National Park Service is currently conducting a Search and Rescue operation. A missing persons investigation is on-going. No further information is available at this time.Any individual with information on the location of Morgan Heimer should contact National Park Service Tipline at 928-638-7840.


Last updated: June 3, 2015

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