At 5:28 p.m. Monday April 4, Vail Police responded to a request for a welfare check on a resident of Pitkin Creek Condominiums, 4061 Bighorn Road in East Vail. An 85-year-old male, Boyd Lee “Shawn” Shugart was found deceased in his residence. The Eagle County Coroner’s Office and Vail Police are conducting an investigation into the incident. At this time, there is no indication of any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.
In accordance with statutory responsibility, the Eagle County Coroner will determine the cause and manner of death.
For more information contact Detective Sgt. Annette Dopplick at 970-479-2346.