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National Park Service searching for missing man at Grand Canyon

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Posted at 9:39 AM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2020-01-02 15:54:54-05

**UPDATE: The National Park Service says Martin O'Connor was found alive and is receiving medical care. His exact condition is unknown.**

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The National Park Service is searching for a man believed to be missing near the Grand Canyon.

Officials say Martin Edward O'Connor, 58, of La Port, Texas was last seen on December 22 at the Yavapai Lodge on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. O'Connor is believed to be traveling alone and stayed at Yavapai Lodge from December 17-22.

According to the NPS, O'Connor is a white male, 5'10", 145 pounds, with blue eyes and is bald. He is thought to be wearing Carhartt-style work clothing and a blue plaid shirt.

Anyone who may have seen or talked to Martin O'Connor is asked to contact the NPS Investigative Services Branch (ISB) Tip Line at 888-653-0009.