Man found dead in van is Dennis Riben |

Man found dead in van is Dennis Riben

Alex Miller

EDWARDS ” A man found dead in a VW van above Singletree last Wednesday has been identified as Dennis Riben. The cause of death is pending results of toxicology tests, according to Eagle County Coroner Kara Bettis.

Bettis said Riben had no local address and appeared to have been living out of his vehicle. According to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, the van had been parked on the June Creek access road for about a month. When sheriff’s deputies investigated, they found Riben dead inside, as well as a dead dog.

Riben had previously lived in Leadville, Bettis said, and had a current Vail ski pass. No foul play is suspected in his death.

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