Human remains found in flood debris near Loveland

LOVELAND, Colo. - Human remains were found in a field of flood debris near Loveland on Monday afternoon, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office reports.

According to John Schulz, spokesman for the sheriff's office, the body was discovered Monday by two contractors working for the Environmental Protection Agency in a debris field located in the 7000-block of Highway 34, west of Loveland. 

The body was confirmed to be human and was collected by the county coroner.

Schulz says the county coroner will be responsible for determining the identification of the body and the manner of death.

Just one person remains unaccounted for after the September flooding, Patty Goodwine of the Cedar Cove area of the Big Thompson Canyon.

On Sept. 13, the 60-year-old was swept away by floodwaters that took her home, where she lived for 37 years.

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