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January 11, 2018

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Death Investigation 5000 Sunshine Canyon

19-year-old Found Deceased

Boulder County, Colo.

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On Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at approximately 0858
am, deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Boulder Rural Fire,
Sunshine Fire, Gold Hill Fire, and AMR were dispatched to the 5000 block of Sunshine
Canyon in unincorporated Boulder County, Colorado. They had received a report of a 19 year old
male who had sustained a traumatic injury, believed to be the result of a fall
off a porch, and was not breathing. The male party was pronounced dead on
scene.

Investigators from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and the
Boulder County Coroner’s Office are investigating the death. The Coroner’s Office will make a
determination as to the official cause and manner of death once they have completed
their investigation, but foul play is not suspected at this time. The Boulder County Coroner’s Office will
release the name of the decedent once they have confirmed that all family
members have been notified of the death.

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office case number for this
incident is 18-188.



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