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Male Found Deceased in His Vehicle at North Trail Trailhead

  • 25 May 2018

At approximately 7:06 a.m. on Friday, May 25, a male individual identified as William D. Hoffhines, 69, of Avon, was discovered deceased in his vehicle at the parking area at the far west end of North Frontage Road West. 


Vail Police officers and detectives, along with the Eagle County Coroner's Office, responded to the scene and began an investigation. Detectives are awaiting the coroner’s report to formally identify a cause of death.  As of now, detectives do not suspect foul play.


The investigation is currently active. Further inquiries can be directed to Detective Sgt. Luke Causey at 970-470-2372 or




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