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News Release: Missing Person Search Underway on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

February 7, 2021


Grand Canyon, AZ - The National Park Service (NPS) is conducting a missing person search at Grand Canyon National Park.

Stephen Coleman, 60, of Portland, Maine was last seen on Dec. 20, 2020, on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Coleman is believed to be traveling alone and indicated he was going hiking in the Grand Canyon. Coleman's whereabouts are unknown and he may have been transient and traveling in the Arizona area from Maine.   

Coleman is described as a black male, 6'00" in height, 160 pounds, with brown eyes and is bald with brown hair.

Grand Canyon rangers are asking anyone who may have seen or talked to Stephen Coleman to please call or text the NPS Investigative Services Branch (ISB) Tip Line at 888-653-0009; or online at by clicking "Submit a Tip" or by email.

A missing person investigation is on-going, no further information is available at this time.