- Associated Press - Friday, June 30, 2017

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - A coroner announced Jeffrey Bushroe, a hiker found dead in May near the Maroon Bells in Colorado’s Elk Mountains, died of hypothermia hours after taking a tumble.

The Aspen Times reports (https://bit.ly/2unvGD8 ) the Pitkin County Coroner’s Office announced Thursday Bushroe, of Tucson, Arizona, suffered “several visible injuries to his head and leg.”

Pitkin County sheriff’s investigators say Bushroe was found May 27 and was believed to be hiking alone.

Bushroe’s death has been ruled an accident.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide