Partially decomposed body found north of Eagle off Interstate 70 |

Partially decomposed body found north of Eagle off Interstate 70

EAGLE — Detectives with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office are currently working with the Eagle County coroner to investigate a partially decomposed body of a possible adult male that was discovered in a ravine near Eagle.

The body was discovered Sunday evening near the Burger King restaurant just off the Eagle Interstate 70 interchange. Investigators are working to identify the person and determine a cause of death.

Foul play has not been ruled out, officials said.

Multiple agencies were involved in the retrieval of the body including the Eagle Police Department, Greater Eagle Fire Protection District, Eagle County Paramedics and the Vail Public Safety Communications Center.

Officials are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office at (970) 328-8500 or Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007, 1-800-972-TIPS, submit your tip online at, or text a tip from your cell phone by texting STOPCRIME plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

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