Authorities ID body found on island in Colorado River near Parachute

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was found dead on an island in the Colorado River near the town of Parachute.

The Glenwood Springs Post Independent reports 29-year-old Joshua Gomez's body was recovered Saturday afternoon. The Rifle man was last seen at a bus stop in New Castle around May 25.

Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire says the cause and manner of death will be determined upon the completion of toxicology tests and microscopic examination, which could take several weeks. He adds that an autopsy did not turn up any signs of trauma.

No other information was released.

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Information from: Post Independent, http://www.postindependent.com/

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