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Officials: Woman found dead in Colorado flood brings toll to 8
By IVAN MORENO
| Associated Press
First Published Sep 23 2013 11:52 am • Last Updated Sep 23 2013 11:53 am
Denver • Authorities say the body of a 79-year-old woman has been found after the Colorado floods, bringing the death toll to eight.
The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department said Monday the woman was found on the bank of the Big Thompson River on Saturday.
It’s not clear why the death wasn’t announced until Monday.
The woman’s name was not released.
Authorities say the woman was one of three people considered missing and presumed dead. They initially said she was 80.
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