A mom from Woodland Hills, who disappeared in Utah’s Zion Nationwide Park almost two weeks in the past, was discovered protected on Sunday after a tipster alerted park rangers, officials said.
Holly Suzanne Courtier, 38, was positioned by search and rescue crews inside Zion Nationwide Park after a customer gave park rangers a “credible tip,” saying they’d seen the lacking mother on the park, officers mentioned Sunday in a information launch.
“We’re overjoyed that she was discovered safely as we speak. We wish to thank the rangers and search groups who relentlessly regarded for her day and night time and by no means gave up hope. We’re additionally so grateful to the numerous volunteers who have been beneficiant with their time, sources and assist,” Courtier’s household mentioned in a press release. “This wouldn’t have been potential with out the community of people that got here collectively.”
Courtier vanished at about 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 when she was probably dropped off by a non-public shuttle bus on the Grotto parking space inside Zion Nationwide Park. In an interview with KTLA on Oct. 12, Courtier’s daughter Kailey Chambers mentioned her mom by no means made it to the return shuttle.
Chambers described her mom as an avid hiker who has visited Zion a number of instances earlier than she went lacking.
The search efforts for Courtier have been intensive and included park rangers, the Washington County Sheriff’s Workplace, 5 Okay-9 Items from the Utah Search Canines and a drone operator from Grand Canyon Nationwide Park Emergency Service Crew.
No different info was launched.