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Body found in Colorado River

Body found in Colorado River

By Rikki Mitchell. CREATED Jul 5, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) - Grand Canyon National Park officials say a body has been found in the Colorado River.
   
Authorities say people on a commercial rafting trip reported seeing the body Friday morning. It was recovered a short time later.
   
The identity of the victim had not yet been confirmed. The body was found about 25 miles from where a Phoenix man fell into the Colorado River while on a rafting trip in Grand Canyon National Park on June 27.
   
Authorities announced earlier this week they were scaling back their search for 68-year-old Victor Tseng after turning up no clues about his whereabouts.
   
Tseng reportedly fell from a ledge into the river and wasn't wearing a life jacket.
   
Flyers with Tseng's picture and description remain posted at river trip launch areas and takeout points.

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Rikki Mitchell

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Rikki Mitchell is a proud University of Arizona grad and joined the KGUN9 team after graduation. Rikki reports as a video journalist for the evening and weekend newscasts.