Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

November 14, 2017
Body found at Grand Canyon believed to be missing Tooele man

The National Park Service has recovered a body on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, which is believed to be a missing Tooele man.

The body was found around noon on Nov. 10, below the rim on the Rim Trail, between Pipe Creek and Mather Point, according to a Nov. 13 press release. The body, a Caucasian male, is believed to be Michael Legus, 39. Legus was reported missing by a friend on Oct. 31.

Park rangers had been searching for Legus, who was last seen at Mather Point, which is near the Grand Canyon Visitor Center. Legus, last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and blue Levi’s jeans, was described as 6 feet tall with brown and gray hair and hazel eyes.

An investigation into the incident is being conducted by the park service and Coconino County Medical Examiner, the release said. No additional details on the body or the investigation were provided in Monday’s release.

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