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Evelyn Starner in a family portrait that was found floating in the Big Thompson River after flooding destroyed her house (credit: Starner Family)

Officials: Woman, 79, Found Dead In Big Thompson Flood

The body of a 79-year-old woman was found beside the Big Thompson River, authorities said Monday, bringing to eight the death toll from the massive flooding in Colorado.

09/23/2013

Shawn Starner looks at his family portrait after it was retrieved by a stranger in the Big Thompson River (credit: CBS)

Portrait Takes Unlikely Float Back To Family Member

Among those missing is a woman in Larimer County who was washed away in the raging waters. The woman’s son was able to salvage one piece of family history after a friend saw a report on CBS4.

09/17/2013