Body of missing hiker found in Zion National Park
SPRINGDALE, Utah—A search and rescue team at Zion National Park has discovered a body of a 19-year-old female that matches the description of a missing hiker, that was suspected of falling off Angels Landing Trail in Zion National Park Wednesday.
Zion National Park Rangers and Washington County Sheriff’s Office conducted a joint search team Thursday Morning.
The body was discovered below Angles Landing and matches the age and gender of the woman reported missing.
Zion Park officials say the victim is a 19-year-old female from Maine. Investigators are working to identify the body and notifying the family.
Angels Landing recently opened up after being closed due to falling rocks.