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News Release: Missing Man from Texas Found Alive at Grand Canyon National Park

January 2, 2020

 Grand Canyon, AZ - National Park Service rangers located Martin Edward O'Connor and evacuated him from the inner canyon via helicopter at approximately 10 a.m. today in Grand Canyon National Park.

Hikers reported seeing O'Connor along the New Hance Trail to park rangers yesterday afternoon, which is where the rangers located him this morning. Fifty-eight-year-old O'Connor, from La Porte, Texas, disappeared on Dec. 22, 2019, and was last seen at the Yavapai Lodge.

 O'Connor is undergoing a medical evaluation, and no additional information is available at this time.