Missing Girl Located

Missing Girl Located

UPDATE August 6th

MOOSE, WY — At approximately eight a.m. this morning, Saturday, August 6, Fauna Jackson was located in Grand Teton National Park.

She was uninjured and transported to St. John’s Medical Center for a welfare check.

Jackson is currently in the care of the Teton County Sheriff’s Office.

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Teton Interagency Dispatch Center received a report of a possible sighting of Jackson Friday evening.

Additional possible sightings of her and follow-up activities by park law enforcement rangers and officers with Teton County Sheriff’s Saturday morning successfully located Jackson.

She was found near the Snake River Overlook, approximately 3-4 miles from the point she was last seen.

An early morning flight by the Wyoming Civil Air Patrol contributed to finding Jackson. Jackson changed her appearance by cutting and dying her hair, was wearing different clothes than when last seen, and when approached by law enforcement officials she fled.

The details of the incident are under investigation. Grand Teton National Park Superintendent David Vela said, “We are relieved and very grateful that Fauna has been found.”

Vela commends all the individuals that contributed their time and talent in the great effort to find Jackson and the investigative work of the incident.

Vela said, “Our deepest appreciation goes to our partners that assisted, including Teton County Sheriff’s Office, Teton County Search and Rescue, Teton County Emergency Management, Bridger-Teton National Forest, Federal Bureau of Investigation, volunteers, and the amazing park staff.”

Vela also thanked Grand Teton Association and Teton County Search and Rescue Foundation for supplying food and drink for incident personnel.

16-Year-Old Girl Reported Missing

TETON COUNTY — Grand Teton National Park is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenager last seen this morning (8/4/16) at approximately 8:30am on the east side of US Highway 89 near Triangle X Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Missing person’s name is Fauna Jackson and was last seen wearing a white hat, tan pants, and a green long-sleeve shirt that says “Find Your Park” and “Groundwork USA”.  She may also have a purple backpack.
If you have any information regarding this individual, please contact Teton Interagency Dispatch Center at (307) 739-3356.