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Thread: Family Of Three + Their Dog Found Deceased In Mysterious Circumstances On Hiking Trail Near Devil's Gulch. Hazmat Scene Declared

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    Uggh. That sux & unfortunately it's something we're going to see a lot more often as temps continue to rise
    - & it'll be in homes, suburbs & cities, not just people who go on hot weather hikes

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    Heat and dehydration are the very first things looked at in hiker deaths. How did they immediately go to carbon monoxide, algae, lightning....but pass over that? I just assumed they had somehow been able to rule that out since they jumped to these other theories right away.

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    I said it was hot but got shut down. Still seems odd and I don't understand why you'd hike on such a hot day and take your baby, too

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    Or is it like, "We can't figure it out so we'll just say heat-related"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pidge View Post
    Or is it like, "We can't figure it out so we'll just say heat-related"?
    That's kind of my guess. We eliminated everything we could imagine, so heat it is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pidge View Post
    Or is it like, "We can't figure it out so we'll just say heat-related"?
    Yeah, I'm almost 100% positive that this is the case. The family wanted answers, the public wanted answers WE WANTED ANSWERS and so they gave the simplest answer they could give to close the case and make everyone happy.

    Heat Stroke was the first thing we discussed and we all came to the conclusion that it was strange that even though the baby and the dog could have succumbed later on, that it was strange to have both adults keel over at the same time. The theory that she went for help when he showed signs was brought up, but this article says that she was found further UP the hill. If she were going for help, wouldn't she be heading down off of whatever they were hiking to? The dog could be super loyal and worried about the baby, but wouldn't he seek out water as an instinct? The article also says that they HAD water with them and that it was tested and fine along with the formula for the baby. I'm side eyeing their conclusion.
    It just strikes me as the easy way out. Also this.....

    "This is the first hyperthermia cause of death that I've witnessed here in 20 years."


    This still doesn't make sense to me with how they were found, with what they were found with and with nobody else in the area experiencing the same fate. It wasn't really THAT HOT that weekend. And like RBW mentioned, they didn't see any of this earlier? It feels like they explored every COD they could and just landed on the easiest one to claim without having to be questioned.
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    I thought the exact same thing. Poor Brennen Tammons.
    Oh well, back to gum.
    ....or exchanging Puke's wang for spicy nuts.
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    I know, right? What the fuck, puke? Willing to take in Boston, an Irish dude and like, 17 dogs but not Ron? poor Ron.

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    Okay, so I looked up the weather and it was indeed hot, but still. I would think they would have known this was the cause and it doesn't explain the rest with her being ahead and them with plenty of water etc. I don't know. Maybe it was just that simple. If so, I don't understand why they didn't stop with the first signs of trouble with themselves. Especially with a baby.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller22 View Post
    I thought the exact same thing. Poor Brennen Tammons.
    Oh well, back to gum.
    ....or exchanging Puke's wang for spicy nuts.
    Quote Originally Posted by animosity View Post
    I know, right? What the fuck, puke? Willing to take in Boston, an Irish dude and like, 17 dogs but not Ron? poor Ron.

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    Is the trail surrounded by or on solid rock? I know some of our arid region Nat Parks have warnings because it can get substantially hotter than the forecast air temps on walking trails that go through huge rock formations.

    They absorb so much heat they're still warm to touch late at night. So if you're kms into a walk that goes on & through huge rock platforms/canyons, there's no escaping the heat until you get away from the rock

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    I watched the live and the cop said they had no water left. I do think it's odd they all seemed to die about the same time...


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    yes i said i will leave it under you storage he said cuddle with me i said shut up it over??? what am i doing wrong??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nic B View Post
    I watched the live and the cop said they had no water left. I do think it's odd they all seemed to die about the same time...
    Yeah...I think its odd too. Especially with the guy's body in the sitting position.

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    Yes, the sitting position. The whole thing seems fishy

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    Especially since the two of them were experienced hikers, not newbies.

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    Just really bizarre.
    Quote Originally Posted by Miller22 View Post
    I thought the exact same thing. Poor Brennen Tammons.
    Oh well, back to gum.
    ....or exchanging Puke's wang for spicy nuts.
    Quote Originally Posted by animosity View Post
    I know, right? What the fuck, puke? Willing to take in Boston, an Irish dude and like, 17 dogs but not Ron? poor Ron.

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