Coroner: alcohol killed man found dead on hiking trail

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BOULDER, Colo. – A man whose body was found on a west Boulder hiking trail in late April died from alcohol poisoning, according to the Boulder County Coroner.

A woman walking her dog discovered the body of Quake Jason Cox, 38, on Viewpoint Trail on April 27.

An autopsy determined Cox died from accidental “Acute Ethanol Intoxication.”