Body of Missing Snowmobiler Found

By: Natalie Pallone Email
By: Natalie Pallone Email

A family has some closure as the body of a missing loved one is found in the snowy mountains.

At around 11:15 a.m. Thursday morning, members of Vail Mountain Rescue were able to locate John McKibben.

Using a National Guard Blackhawk Helicopter they airlifted his body out of the mountainous terrain.

McKibben had been missing since Sunday with two of his friends. Those friends were found by rescuers, and say McKibben died sometime late Monday night.

Rescuers say the men who survived were able to send text messages to them which helped them find them.

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