Tourist Missing in Havasu Canyon

This release courtesy Coconino County Sheriff’s Department

The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Tomomi Hanamure, a 34 year old Japanese female, who is believed to be missing in the Havasupai area of Coconino County. She had made statements about going to the Havasu Falls area from the Supai Village on the afternoon of May 8, 2006. She has not been heard from or seen since that time.

Hanamure may be wearing khaki or light green hiking pants which zip into shorts and either a light blue or orange top. She is also believed to have been carrying a small day pack that was dark in color.

If you have any information about Hanamure or her whereabouts please contact the Sheriff’s Office at the following number: 1-800-338-7888.

A photo of Tomomi Hanamure can be seen at