Man founddead at Ruedi | PostIndependent.com

Man founddead at Ruedi

Post Independent Writer

Staff ReportA man was found dead in Ruedi Reservoir late Sunday morning, the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office reported.Authorities received a call around 11:45 a.m. about an unattended death at the reservoir, located up the Fryingpan River Valley above Basalt. They found a houseboat that had drifted up against the shoreline by the west end of the reservoir, near the dam. The man’s body was found near the boat in the water.Basalt Fire and Rescue aided in retrieving the body. It was taken to Farnum-Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs, where an autopsy was planned.The identification of the man was not being released pending notification of next of kin.The identification of the man was not being released pending notification of next of kin.


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