- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July 28—Carbon monoxide poisoning killed a Colorado Springs father and son who were camping at Maroon Bells earlier this month, the Pitkin County Coroner determined.

Jeffrey Beard, 41, and Cameron Beard, 13, were found dead in their tent July 15.

Using a camp stove in the enclosed tent caused the carbon monoxide poisoning, according to a press release issued late Monday night by the Pitkin County Coroner.

Cameron and Jeffrey Beard were camping with two of Cameron’s siblings who were in a separate tent and were not injured.

Beard would have been in eighth grade at Thomas MacLaren School this fall.


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