Aspen Police respond to two local deaths; no foul play suspected |

Aspen Police respond to two local deaths; no foul play suspected

Department contacting family members of the deceased, additional information pending

Police responded Saturday afternoon to two local deaths in East Aspen thought to be caused by health complications, Aspen Police Department Sgt. Terry Leitch said Sunday.

The police department will not release additional information until they notify family members of the deceased, Leitch said. No investigation is planned at this time.

The identities and cause of death will come from the Pitkin County Coroner’s Office. The individuals had prior histories of ailments and police do not suspect foul play, Leitch said.

The two deaths reported to police Saturday did not occur at the same location and both are thought to be medically related, Pitkin County Coroner Dr. Steve Ayers said. Neither was related to COVID-19, he said.

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