The Associated Press
LEAVENWORTH – An autopsy Wednesday showed that a Leavenworth ski and snowshoe resort owner suffocated under a large amount of snow that fell off a tree and buried him.
The Wenatchee World reports Chelan County Coroner Wayne Harris listed the cause of death for Don Hanson as a lack of oxygen.
The 65-year-old owner of Scottish Lakes High Camp was found Saturday evening under a large pile of snow that had fallen from a tree near the lodge.
Hanson had been reported missing by his wife who last saw him about 3 in the afternoon.