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Hiker missing in Grand Canyon presumed to have drowned

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Posted at 5:22 AM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-03 08:22:31-04

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) - Grand Canyon officials say a California man who was reported missing from a river trip at the national park is presumed to have drowned.

Park emergency services officials say 66-year-old Peter Francis Schwab hasn't been seen since June 28 and he is believed to have drowned in the Colorado River.

The missing-person investigation is ongoing.

Schwab was reported missing after a day hike. He was last seen June 28 on a beach downriver from National Canyon.