Summit County Coroner investigates human skull found on Peak One |

Summit County Coroner investigates human skull found on Peak One

An unidentified human skull was found atop Peak One in Breckenridge, according to a Summit County Coroner’s Report released Tuesday. Two hikers notified the Summit County Sheriff’s Office after they discovered the skull while hiking last weekend. After conducting a thorough search of the area, sheriff’s officers found no human remains or other evidence that could point to an identity.

The Coroner’s Office is gathering information to send to a forensic +++++++ to help identify the individual. An investigation is under way; the coroner has not released any other information at this time.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User