Rock Springs, Wy –
On Tuesday, tree trimmers found the body floating down Bitter
Creek. The body was taken to Colorado for an autopsy and forensic
The Sweetwater County Coroner says the man did have trauma
indicative of a fall. However, officials are still waiting on the
results of toxicology tests.
Rock Springs Police Detective Curt Christensen said the body was
a white male, 6-foot-2 and weighing around 175 pounds with a narrow
waist. His estimated age was around 35 or 40 years old.
The victim appeared to have been dead at least a week or more.
The man had electrocardiogram monitor tabs attached to his upper
body and had likely been examined by a hospital or E-M-Ts shortly
before his death.