Rangers Still Searching for Missing Guide on Colorado River

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Date: June 5, 2015
Contact: Emily Davis, 928-525-6490
Contact: Kirby-Lynn Shedlowski, 928-606-9905

Grand Canyon, Ariz.– A Grand Canyon National Park search mission continues for Morgan Heimer of Cody, WY, who went missing June 2 at River Mile 213 on the Colorado River.

A river search team focused efforts today along the river and shore in the search area and will continue search activities over the weekend. The search area is located near River Mile 213, also known as Pumpkin Springs. At this time, the investigation into Heimer's disappearance is ongoing.

A member of Heimer's river trip reported him missing to the National Park Service at 7:26 pm on June 2. Heimer is described as a 22 year-old male, 6' tall, blond hair, blue eyes. He 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. He was also carrying a purple water bottle with him when we was last seen. Heimer is working as a guide for Tour West.

In addition to the search operation, the National Park Service is also conducting a missing persons investigation. No further information is available at this time. Any individual with information on the location of Morgan Heimer should contact the National Park Service Tipline at 928-638-7840.


Last updated: June 5, 2015

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