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Body found in Colorado River believed to be missing tour guide Joshua Tourjee

Posted: 7:31 PM, Sep 21, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-22 05:53:30Z

National Park Services officials say they've found a body in the Colorado River.

Park rangers pulled the body from the water on Tuesday after it was spotted near River Mile 139.

Based on evidence found with the body, it's believed that the person is 34-year-old Joshua Tourjee of Moab, Utah, officials said.

Tourjee, a guide for OARS, disappeared on Sept. 12  after failing to return to his group after visiting a neighboring river camp.

The body was transferred to the Coconino County Medical Examiner's office.