Search continues for missing woman at Canyon

Diana Zacarias went missing at the Grand Canyon April 3. Photo/GCNP

Diana Zacarias went missing at the Grand Canyon April 3. Photo/GCNP

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Search and Rescue crews continue looking for Diana Zacarias of Natchitoches, Louisiana, who was reported missing since April 3.

The Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a phone call reporting a missing individual last known to be at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP) April 3. Zacarias arrived on the South Rim on the Arizona Shuttle April 2 and was dropped off at the Maswick Lodge. She was later reported missing by a family member.

Crews spent last week looking for Zacarias by foot above and below the rim. The park helicopter has assisted ground searches.

Zacarias is believed to have visited Yaki Point and Lookout Studio. Zacarias is described as 22 years old, 5 feet 2 inches tall, 104 pounds with short black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink hat, purple fleece, black rimmed glasses and possibly carrying a small green backpack.

The National Park Service is currently conducting a Search and Rescue operation and a missing persons investigation is on-going. No further information is available at this time. Any individual with information should contact the National Park Service Silent Witness Line at (928) 638-7840.


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