Park Rangers Respond to Report of Potential Suicide at Grand Canyon

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Date: December 2, 2016
Contact: Emily Davis, 928-638-7609

Grand Canyon, AZ – At approximately 9 am on Thursday, December 1, the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a call alerting rangers to a potentially suicidal individual at Grand Canyon National Park.
Responding park rangers located and recovered the body of a 48-year-old male below Pipe Creek Overlook on Desert View Drive yesterday afternoon. Identification of the individual is being withheld at this time, pending notification of next of kin.
An investigation is being conducted by the National Park Service, the Old Bridge, New Jersey Police Department, and the Coconino County Medical Examiner. No further information is available at this time.


Last updated: December 2, 2016

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