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09/17/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/17/2021 12:31

Missing Person Found near Roosevelt Point on North Rim

News Release Date:
September 17, 2021

Contact:Joelle Baird, 928-606-3154

Grand Canyon, Ariz. - The National Park Service (NPS) has successfully located missing person, Clifton Beck.

On Friday, September 17 at approximately 8:18 a.m., search and rescue personnel located Clifton 'Cliff' Beck near Roosevelt Point on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. At this time, Beck is in stable condition and is being treated and transported to the North Rim developed area by EMS personnel.

Cliff Beck of Mount Airy, Maryland was reported as overdue on September 14. Beck obtained a backcountry permit to spend two nights on the Walhalla Plateau from September 10-12.

From September 15-17, rangers conducted a comprehensive search of the Walhalla plateau using ground teams, helicopter flights, and a fixed wing aircraft.

No additional information is available at this time.