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Body of Missing Hiker Found in Zion National Park; Fall Suspected

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Date: November 21, 2019
Contact: Aly Baltrus
Contact: Eleanor Siebers

SPRINGDALE, UT – At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, The park was notified of a missing hiker in the Angels Landing area. A joint investigation by Zion National Park and Washington County Sherriff’s Office is underway.
 
A Search and Rescue team started the search at daybreak this morning. The body they located below Angels Landing is consistent with the age and gender of the hiker reported missing. Further information will be released once a positive identification is made and the family is notified.



Last updated: November 21, 2019

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