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Grace Lynn McNeil

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Ski instructor died from suffocation

Grace Lynn McNeil was found Jan. 6

The Arapahoe Basin ski instructor who was found dead at Steamboat Ski Area last week suffocated, Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg said Monday. Ryg said autopsy results revealed that Grace Lynn McNeil died of suffocation after falling into a tree well.

Autopsy: Grace McNeil suffocated

The 23-year-old Arapahoe Basin ski instructor was found dead at the bottom of Chute 3 at the Steamboat Ski Area last week. It is believed she fell head first into a tree well.

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Woman dies at Steamboat Ski Area

23-year-old Arapahoe Basin ski instructor found in tree well

Steamboat Ski Patrol members found Grace Lynn McNeil's body this morning in a tree well. The 23-year-old Arapahoe Basin ski instructor had disappeared Tuesday afternoon while skiing the Christmas Tree Bowl.


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