Update on Thursday, March 29: Vail Police detectives are continuing to follow up with any and all leads regarding the Tuesday, March 27 incident in which a woman was found with various injuries after being discovered in a trash dumpster. Detectives have confirmed there was no sexual assault during the incident. Upon initial investigation, detectives have received information that leads them to believe that there are no suspects at large. Police will continue to investigate this incident and follow up with any and all information received. As of now, there is no credible threat to the public and police are not seeking any specific suspect.
Here’s the post from Tuesday, March 27:
Early Tuesday morning, Vail Police responded to a woman found injured and unable to speak in a small dumpster on Vail View Drive in Vail. She had last been seen in Avon on Monday.
The woman was taken to Vail Health. Police are looking for anyone with any information about what may have happened to the woman. Here’s the original press release from the town of Vail:
At approximately 5:37 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, Vail Police responded to the 1000 block of Vail View Drive on the report that a female party had been found in a dumpster.
When officers arrived on scene, the female was located in a small dumpster. The female party was conscious and breathing but not able to talk. She was found with various injuries which are being investigated by police.
The female was transported to Vail Health by Eagle County Paramedic Services where she was interviewed by Vail detectives. Her last known whereabouts were near 142 Beaver Creek Place in Avon at about 4 p.m. on Monday, March 26.