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Coroner: Circumstances of man’s death remain unclear

August 10, 2019

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Boulder County Coroner’s Office is unable to determine the cause and manner of death of a man whose body was found partially submerged in a pond outside of Nederland.

The Daily Camera reports 23-year-old Marcos Torres’ remains were too decomposed to make a determination, but investigators have said they do not suspect foul play and there is no sign of trauma.

Torres was last seen in Denver on May 5 when he reportedly told someone he was headed to Boulder to live on the street.

Dr. Meredith Frank with the coroner’s office says a toxicology test could not confirm the presence of drugs, and “the circumstances surrounding (Torres’) death remain largely unknown.”

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Information from: Daily Camera, http://www.dailycamera.com/

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