Texas man, missing 11 days, found alive at Grand Canyon National Park

Man missing for 11 days found alive at Grand Canyon

A Texas man missing for 11 days inside has been found alive inside Grand Canyon National Park, multiple news outlets reported.

Park rangers located and evacuated Martin Edward O’Connor, 58, via helicopter around 10 a.m. Thursday, CNN reported.

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According to park officials, O’Connor had not been seen since Dec. 22, when his six-day stay at the Yavapai Lodge on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon concluded.

KTAR reported O’Connor, of La Porte, Texas, is undergoing medical evaluation but is listed in stable condition.

National Park Service rangers found Martin O'Connor on the rugged New Hance Trail, one of the canyon’s most difficult trails.
National Park Service rangers found Martin O'Connor on the rugged New Hance Trail, one of the canyon’s most difficult trails. (National Park Service)