Turtle Head Body Recovery

Sunday, March 11, 2012

On the morning of Saturday, March 10th, Officers responded to reports of a body found below Turtle Head Peak at Red Rock Canyon.

A hiker discovered the body while hiking in the area.

Officers were flown into the area where they located the body, supported crime scene investigations, and packaged the body.  The body was then short hauled to the Charleston Overlook and handed off to the Coroner's Office.

Although not confirmed, the body is believed to be that of Ron Kirk, a hiker who had been reported missing since mid-January.

Initial News reports can be found here.