Death of Minnesota Nurse in Denver Ruled an Accident

March 12, 2018 10:33 PM

The above video aired Jan. 14.


The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner has ruled the death of a Minnesota native whose body was found nearly a month after he disappeared as an accident.

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ABC affiliate KMGH-TV reported Saturday that 29-year-old Adam Gilbertson, a registered nurse, never showed up to work on Dec. 15 after a night out in Denver.

RELATED: Questions Remain After Minnesota Native's Body Found in Colorado River

Gilbertson's family organized a search party and his body was found Jan. 13 along the South Platte River.

The autopsy report says Gilbertson died as a result of the combined effects of alcohol, hydrocodone and amphetamine "in combination with possible fresh water drowning."

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The Associated Press

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