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Bodies found in mine officially identified, Utah Co. Sheriff’s Office says

Posted at 12:15 PM, Mar 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-30 14:15:16-04

UTAH COUNTY, Utah — The bodies pulled from a mine in Utah County Wednesday afternoon have officially been identified as those of Breezy Otteson and Riley Powell, a statement from the Utah County Sheriff’s Office said.

“The two bodies recovered from the Tintic Standard #2 mine on March 28 have been identified by the Medical Examiner as Brelynne “Breezy” Marie Ottesen, age 17, and Riley Lee Powell, age 18,” according to a news release on the Sheriff’s Office website.