Contact: John Marciano, (435) 772-7848
SPRINGDALE, UT – The body of a male visitor, approximately 45 years old, was discovered in Refrigerator Canyon along the West Rim Trail early Friday morning, March 3, 2017. Visitors hiking the trail came upon the body around 8:20 a.m. and called 911. It was reported that the individual was cold with visible signs of trauma. Park Law Enforcement was dispatched to secure the scene, and a search and rescue team was assembled to recover the man’s body. The West Rim Trail was closed at the Grotto from 8:30 a.m. this morning until 12:30 p.m.
Last updated: March 6, 2017