Search Continues For Missing Hiker in Yellowstone National Park


The search continues for a man reported missing in Yellowstone National Park.

Jeff Murphy, 53 of Batavia, Illinois, was last seen on Wednesday,  June 7th in the Rescue Creek Trailhead. Murphy intended to hike for the day to Turkey Pen Peak.

The search was initiated yesterday and continues today with eight hiking teams, five dog teams, four horse teams, and a helicopter searching for Murphy.

Murphy is described as a 53-year-old man, 5’11” tall, about 190 pounds, and wearing glasses. He may be wearing khaki pants, a yellow t-shirt, navy pullover, a green and gray rain jacket, and an army green backpack

If you have information about Murphy, please call (307) 344-2643.

The park will provide more information about this ongoing search when it is available.

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