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Colorado man’s body found in tent

SINCLAIR, Wyo. (AP) – Coyote hunters discovered a man’s body in a tent, and the county coroner suspects he died three or four days earlier.A Rawlins man and his son saw a green dome tent while hunting coyotes south of town Sunday afternoon. The tent made them curious because the area was inaccessible to vehicles.Looking inside, they saw the body of Melvin E. Benson, 48, of Cedaredge, Colo. Benson was nude, leading County Coroner Norman Newsome to believe he was stricken by hypothermia because people with hypothermia often become disoriented and take their clothes off.Cold weather with rain and snow moved through Tuesday.An autopsy was planned.


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