Search is On for Chicago Hiker Missing at Yellowstone

Park staff canvassing Rescue Creek area for a man who vanished Wednesday morning.

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Jeff Murphy, a 53-year-old man from Batavia, Illinois, set out for a hike to Turkey Pen Peak, near Yellowstone’s North Entrance, early Wednesday morning. So far, that’s the last anyone has seen of him. Rangers initiated a foot and air search of the area on June 8; anyone with information about Murphy should call 307-344-2643.