Police investigating body found in Gore Creek at Vail base area
January 16, 2018
VAIL — All Lionshead ski access points were temporarily restricted Tuesday morning, Jan. 16, as police investigated the death of a man found in Gore Creek in the Lionshead Village area.
The body was found during the early-morning hours of Tuesday, Jan. 16, said Vail Police Det. Luke Causey, public information officer.
Vail police investigators were on the scene, as well as swift water/cold water rescue crews.
Eagle County Coroner Kara Bettis was also called to the scene Tuesday morning. Skier access to the Lionshead base area was reopened around 11:15 a.m. when police operations at the site concluded.