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Body of California man Luis Gonzales recovered from Grand Canyon

Posted: 12:06 PM, Feb 01, 2017
Updated: 2017-02-01 19:30:19Z
Grand Canyon National Park rangers have recovered the body of a California man who reportedly fell from the South Rim.
 
Park officials say the body of 18-year-old Luis Gonzales of San Diego was retrieved near the South Kaibab trailhead.
 
Officials say somebody reported late Saturday that a man had fallen from the rim but that recovery of the body was delayed by steep terrain, snow, ice and darkness until Sunday.
 
Rangers used a helicopter to reach the site and recover Gonzales' body Sunday.
 
The National Park Service and the Coconino County medical examiner are investigating the death

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