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Body Located at Grand Canyon National Park

August 07
07:44 2014

Missing Grand CanyonNational Park Service personnel have located a body several hundred feet below the rim in the last known vicinity of a missing Glendale, AZ man.

Buckhout, 36, was reported missing by a member of his family on Saturday evening. He was last seen at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014 hiking along the South Rim west of Grandview Point in the vicinity of Highway 64.

Search efforts included a dog team working in the vicinity that Mr. Buckhout was last seen. A technical rescue team covered hazardous terrain over the rim of the canyon. An extensive air search also had been conducted using the park helicopter.

The family of Marc Buckhout has been advised of the discovery.  National Park Service reports it will conduct a recovery of the body today.   Once the body is recovered it will be turned over to the Coconino County Medical Examiner for positive identification.

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