Steamboat Man Found Dead In Home

A 51-year-old Steamboat man was found dead in his home yesterday morning. A friend discovered the body of Chris Johns at his house in the Fish Creek Falls neighborhood. The Routt County Coroner’s Office and Steamboat Springs Police are conducting an investigation into the incident. There is no indication of any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death. Johns, a former BMX competitor and cross-country mountain bike racer, founded the Wheels Bike Shop in his garage in 1995. During his time in Steamboat, Johns grew his business from the basement, to its current location on Yampa Street. His body will be examined by the Routt County Coroner to determine the cause of death. Pictured, Chris Johns, photo courtesy of his Facebook Page, click to enlarge.

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