Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts

Approximate location of Monument Basin

View Larger Map

Moab man’s body retrieved from Colorado River
First Published Jun 14 2014 06:33 pm • Last Updated Jun 14 2014 10:59 pm

Searchers on Saturday found the body of a Moab man who disappeared along the Colorado River.

San Juan County sheriff’s deputies and National Park Service rangers found Casey Menuey’s body about 10:30 a.m. in the river at the mouth of Monument Basin. He went missing June 6 at Lathrop Canyon.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

Menuey’s rafting party stopped to look at some ruins. When they returned to their raft, Menuey, 33, was gone. He was not wearing a floation device and a press release from the sheriff’s office said alcohol also was a factor in the death.


Twitter: @mikeypanda

Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment

About Reader Comments

Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.