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Hiker from Kentucky found dead in Wyoming backcountry


October 12, 2017

BUFFALO (AP) — A 62-year-old Kentucky woman who had been on a backcountry hiking trip has been found dead in the Bighorn Mountains in northern Wyoming.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office says Carol Hunchette, of Louisville, died from hypothermia.

Authorities say she and a 67-year-old Richard Cornelius, of Billings, Montana, entered a wilderness area last Friday and made camp. While hiking...

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