Searchers injured recovering body of man on Capitol Peak near Aspen

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Three members of Mountain Rescue Aspen were injured Wednesday connected Capitol Peak trying to retrieve the assemblage of a 32-year-old antheral missing since Sunday, an authoritative said.

The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office and volunteers with MRA began searching for Kelly McDermott of Wisconsin connected Monday aft friends reported that helium didn’t travel backmost from climbing the 14,130-foot highest adjacent Aspen, Pitkin County Undersheriff Alex Burchetta said Wednesday afternoon.

MRA unit spent each time Tuesday looking for McDermott arsenic well, past took vantage of amended upwind Wednesday to enactment unneurotic a larger hunt party. McDermott’s assemblage was located Wednesday beneath the weapon borderline that leads to the last ascent to Capitol’s summit, Burchetta said.

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