Missing Man on Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park
May 15, 2015
Grand Canyon, Ariz. – On Tuesday, June 2 at approximately 8 pm the National Park Service received a satellite phone call from a commercial river trip reporting a missing guide at River Mile 213 near Pumpkin Springs.
Morgan Heimer of Cody, WY was reported missing by a member of the river trip following a hike. Heimer is described as a 22 year old male, 6’ tall, blond hair, blue eyes and was last seen wearing a dark-colored Astral personal flotation device, a blue plaid long sleeve shirt, a pair of Chaco sandals, a maroon baseball cap, and brightly colored shorts. Morgan was also carrying a purple water bottle with him when he was last seen. Heimer is working as a guide for Tour West and the group was on day 6 of an 8 day trip when Heimer went missing.
The National Park Service is currently conducting a Search and Rescue operation. A missing persons investigation is on-going. No further information is available at this time. Any individual with information on the location of Morgan Heimer should contact NPS Tip Line at 928-638-7840.