Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park have removed an unidentified body found below the canyon rim.
The body was discovered by the park's helicopter pilot on an unrelated routine mission. It was located below the Abyss Overlook on Hermit Road.
Two rangers were flown to the scene to investigate and prepare the body for transport. They determined it was a male of unknown age.
The body was turned over to the Coconino County Medical Examiner. The circumstances surrounding the death are being investigated by the National Park Service and the medical examiner.
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