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Coroner: El Jebel man likely died of natural causes

Staff report
The Aspen Times
Aspen, CO, Colorado

EL JEBEL – The Eagle County Coroner’s Office identified a man who was found dead in El Jebel last week as William Moore III.

Moore, 36, likely died of natural causes, though results of a toxicology report are pending, a spokesman for the Coroner’s Office said. The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office found nothing suspicious at the residence in Blue Lake, spokeswoman Jessie Mosher previously said.

An ambulance from the Basalt Fire Department was called to the house at 5:09 p.m. Feb. 22 for an unresponsive person.

“An evaluation determined it was an obvious death,” the Fire Department said in its weekly blotter.

Following are other calls to which the Fire Department responded between Feb. 21 and Friday:

• Feb. 21 at 10:07 a.m.: Responded to a medical call on East Valley Road. One patient was transported to the hospital.

• Feb. 21 at 5:10 p.m.: Responded to a medical call in El Jebel for an injury. One patient was evaluated and released.

• Feb. 21 at 9:47 p.m.: Responded to a medical call on Emma Road for a person in mental distress. One patient was evaluated and released.

• Feb. 22 at 4:57 p.m.: Responded to a medical call on East Valley Road. One patient was transported to the hospital.

• Feb. 22 at 7:15 p.m.: Responded to a carbon monoxide alarm in Fox Run. The cause of the alarm was determined to be a malfunction.

• Feb. 23 at 12:35 a.m.: Responded to a medical call on East Homestead Drive. One patient was transported to the hospital.

• Feb. 23 at 10:05 a.m.: Responded to a fire-alarm activation on Southside Drive. An investigation determined it was a false alarm.

• Friday at 10:33 a.m.: Responded to a medical call in Snowmass for a person in respiratory distress. One patient was transported to the hospital.

Following is the log of calls made by the Basalt Police Department between Feb. 21 and Sunday:

• Feb. 21: Bryan Cigarroa-Limones was stopped for speeding on Highway 82 at mile marker 20. Officers said they smelled marijuana in the vehicle. Cigarroa-Limones was arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

• Feb. 21: The Basalt Police Department received a report of criminal mischief from Basalt Center Circle. A light had been shot out with a BB gun. The Police Department also received similar reports from the Public Works Department about lights being shot out with BB guns around Basalt. Anyone with information can contact the Basalt police at 970-927-4316.

• Feb. 21: Eduardo Herrera was arrested on suspicion of criminal impersonation and criminal possession of a forged instrument, both Class 6 felonies.

• Feb. 25: Katherine Peltack was arrested on suspicion of reckless endangerment, a Class 3 misdemeanor. Peltack’s neighbors alleged that she left several gas burners on her stovetop on full blast for several hours.

• Feb. 26: Jose Chavez-Martinez was stopped on Highway 82 and Two Rivers Road for speeding. Chavez-Martinez was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.


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