Houston News : Search underway for La Porte man last seen before Christmas in Grand Canyon

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He was last seen on Dec. 22.

He was last seen on Dec. 22.

Photo: The National Park Service

Photo: The National Park Service

He was last seen on Dec. 22.

He was last seen on Dec. 22.

Photo: The National Park Service

Search underway for La Porte man last seen before Christmas in Grand Canyon

Authorities are searching for a 58-year-old La Porte man who was last seen three days before Christmas at a lodge in the Grand Canyon’s South Rim.

Martin Edward O’Connor was staying at Yavapai Lodge on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon from Dec. 17 through 22 and is believed to be traveling alone, according to a release from the National Park Service, which is conducting the missing person search at the Grand Canyon National Park.

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He is described as a male, 5 feet, 10 inches in height, 145 pounds with blue eyes and bald. He is believed to be wearing Carhartt-style work clothing and a blue plaid shirt.

Grand Canyon rangers are asking anyone who may have seen or talked to Martin O’Connor to please call or text the NPS Investigative Services Branch (ISB) Tip Line at 888-653-0009; or online at www.nps.gov/ISB by clicking “Submit a Tip” or by email at: e-mail us.

Michelle Iracheta is a digital reporter in Houston. Read her on our breaking news site, Chron.com, and on our subscriber site, houstonchronicle.com. | [email protected]



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