Third body recovered from Poudre Canyon flood as coroner identifies two of deceased

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Law enforcement officials connected Monday recovered the assemblage of a 3rd idiosyncratic believed to person been killed successful a flash flood and mudslide that swept done Poudre Canyon past week amid dense rainfall connected the Cameron Peak fire’s pain scar.

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office was notified astir 10 a.m. of a assemblage successful the Poudre River adjacent mile marker 92, according to a quality release. Drone operators, members of the agency’s dive squad and different exigency responders recovered the assemblage of an big antheral astatine the location.

The man’s individuality volition beryllium released by the Larimer County coroner astatine a aboriginal date. Two different bodies person been recovered successful transportation with Tuesday’s flooding northwest of Fort Collins.

On Monday, the coroner identified them arsenic Patricia Brown, 59, of Madison, Wisconsin, and David Brown, 61 of San Antonio, Texas.

The coroner ruled Patricia Brown’s decease an accidental drowning. The mode and origin of David Brown’s decease person not been officially determined.

Authorities successful the contiguous aftermath of the catastrophe said 1 pistillate was dormant and 3 radical were missing. The h2o and debris besides destroyed astatine slightest 5 homes and damaged Highway 14, which runs done the canyon.

One idiosyncratic remains missing, but determination are nary hunt operations planned for Tuesday, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said successful a quality release. The bureau said Sunday it had searched each evident areas and would lone behaviour searches aft receiving caller information.

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