Skamania sheriff backs off drug claim in death
Friday, July 8, 2011
STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) -- The Skamania County sheriff's office says 28-year-old Amber Kellar of Weed, Calif., apparently died of medical issues at the Rainbow Family gathering in Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
The Columbian reports her family informed investigators she had a heart condition.
Sheriff Dave Brown said he spoke prematurely earlier when he said the death Wednesday appeared to be from a drug overdose.
About 20,000 peace activists and spiritual seekers attended this week's annual Rainbow Family gathering in southwest Washington.
Information from: The Columbian, http://www.columbian.com