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Park rangers find skeletal remains in Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park. Photo/WGCN
Grand Canyon National Park. Photo/WGCN
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz - Grand Canyon park rangers recently recovered skeletal remains from the Hermit Creek drainage in Grand Canyon National Park. The Coconino County Medical Examiner has confirmed the remains as human.

Because the bones were found in an area with abandoned camping gear, park officials said they might be associated with a 2010 disappearance of a Tucson male.

DNA testing is being conducted to positively identify the remains. The National Park Service and the Coconino County Medical Examiner are conducting an investigation. No additional information is available at this time.




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