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Body found at Grand Canyon ID’d as man who went missing with dog on homemade raft

A physique that washed up within the Grand Canyon has been recognized as a New Mexico man final seen using down the Colorado River with his dog on a homemade wood raft over three weeks in the past, the National Park Service announced this week.

Thomas Robison, 58, was found on the river on Friday after final being seen on April 21, officers stated.

That’s when Robison’s 2001 Toyota Tacoma “was found abandoned at Lee’s Ferry in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area,” parks service officials told Fox News on Tuesday.

Thomas Robison and his dog.
Thomas Robison, 58, disappeared on the Colorado River final month on a wood raft with his dog. Coconino County Sheriff’s Office

“It is believed he may have attempted to go down the Colorado River with his dog, who is a Welsh Corgi, on a self-made raft,” the company informed the outlet.

The Coconino County Medical Examiner is conducting an post-mortem to find out the reason for demise.

His demise is believed to be the primary at the favored Arizona park since November when a 65-year-old hiker was found useless on a rigorous 18-mile mountain climbing path, based on the park service.

James Handschy of Oracle, Arizona, was pronounced useless on the Bright Angel Trail and have become the tenth fatality at the Grand Canyon in 2023.

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