Man and dog discovered on raft in Grand Canyon while traveling along Colorado River

Officials have reported the discovery of a man’s body in Grand Canyon National Park. The individual had been traveling on a wooden raft along the Colorado River.

Thomas Robinson, a 58-year-old man from Santa Fe, New Mexico, reportedly tried to navigate the Colorado River on a wooden raft alongside his dog. However, he eventually abandoned the vessel at Lees Ferry, located just a few miles south of Arizona’s border with Utah. The National Park Service released a statement providing details of the incident.

On Friday, the National Park Service received a report about a body discovered in the Colorado River, specifically near river mile 6.

Park officials reported that park rangers swiftly took action in response to the incident and successfully located and retrieved the body. The body was then transported to Lees Ferry and handed over to the Coconino County Medical Examiner’s Office. While further confirmation is required, initial findings strongly suggest that the body belongs to the missing individual, Thomas L. Robison. The Coconino County Medical Examiner will provide the final identification.

The exact details surrounding Robinson’s possible death remain unknown, and an ongoing investigation is being conducted to uncover the truth. Furthermore, authorities have not revealed the fate of the dog or its whereabouts.

Park officials have stated that they will not provide any further information regarding this case at the present moment.

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