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CHEYENNE — Sheriff's officials found a woman dead of exposure and her teenage son suffering from frostbite Tuesday, ending a three-day search for a family of three that went missing

amid a series of mishaps while snowmobiling in the Medicine Bow Mountains.

Searchers had found the father in good condition Monday after he went for help and became separated from the other two.

The couple's 18-year-old son was being treated at a Colorado hospital and was in stable condition, Albany County Undersheriff Robert DeBree said.

"He has a lot of frostbite," DeBree said.

Officials weren't identifying the Cheyenne family. Both parents were 46.

Heavy snow and strong winds slammed the southeast Wyoming mountains Saturday night. That was the last thing the family needed after one of their three snowmobiles broke down.


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