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Visitor Fatality at South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

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Date: March 28, 2019
Contact: Robin Martin; Vanessa Ceja, 928-638-7779

Grand Canyon, AZ-  At approximately 6:30 pm on Tuesday, March 26, National Park Service (NPS) rangers and special agents with the NPS Investigative Services Branch responded to a call reporting a visitor fatality near the South Rim in Grand Canyon National Park. The NPS and the Coconino County Medical Examiner are conducting an investigation.

The NPS will share additional information as it becomes available.  

The NPS Investigative Services Branch is the investigative arm of the NPS Investigative Services Branch special agents carry out a wide range of investigative and law enforcement activities for parks and regions and work closely in the field with park rangers. More information at


Last updated: March 29, 2019

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