Body recovered from Eagle River identified

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EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. — A rescue operation was performed Friday to free a body pinned on rocks in the Eagle River between Edwards and Wolcott, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement on Saturday.

A full rescue operation was immediately underway following the 3:45 p.m. report of the body.

The sheriff’s office said foul play hasn’t been ruled out but there is no threat to the public.

On Wednesday, the sheriff’s office said the body had been identified as that of Ryan Daniels, a local teenager who had been missing since May 22.

The cause and manner of death are under investigation.

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