SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK The case of a missing Front Royal man in Shenandoah National Park came to a close on Friday. Investigators found his body, marking the end of a multi-day search.
Tyler Keefer's cause of death is under investigation.
The 21-year-old was missing since Saturday, July 6. His family reported him missing to the Front Royal Police Department and park officials were notified Monday his bicycle had been located near the Dickey Ridge Trailhead.
Shenandoah National Park employees and trained volunteers, including dog teams, ground searchers and support personnel were involved in the search. National Park Service personnel were assisted by Front Royal Police Department, Virginia Search and Rescue Dogs Association (VSRDA), Dogs East Search and Rescue, Blue and Gray Search and Rescue Dogs and canine team dispatcher, Melissa Taylor.
Shenandoah National Park wishes to thank these cooperating search teams for their response and continued efforts.