Body found in Grand Canyon identified

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GRAND CANYON, ARIZ.  A body found near Yaki Point in Grand Canyon National Park has been identified as that of 41-year-old Peter Reichner of Glenside, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Reichner’s body was found on Thursday, January 12, next to the South Kaibab Trail about one-third mile from the trailhead which is located near Yaki Point on the South Rim.

It has been determined that Mr. Reichner died of injuries sustained in a fall.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing and is being conducted by the National Park Service in cooperation with the Coconino County Medical Examiner.

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