Body Found In White River

A body was discovered Wednesday in the White River near Rangely. According to a press release, Rio Blanco County sheriff Anthony Mazzola was patrolling the area in an attempt to locate 66-year-old Peter Ruffner, who went missing from the Rangely area in September.  While on the patrol, officer Mazzola was flagged down by a duck hunter, who said he had found a body in the river. The body was removed from the river and was sent to the coroner for an autopsy.  The Identity of the body will be released once the autopsy is complete.


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