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Autopsy Conducted On Snowboarder

More details are known about the death of snowboarder Aline Christina Martins at Dodge Ridge Monday afternoon.

Deputy Paul Tualla with the Sheriff’s Office says, “An autopsy was performed, and the cause of death has been determined to be hypothermia.”

Many of the facts surrounding her death still remain unknown. Martins’ was snowboarding at the resort with family and became separated from the group. At 4;30pm ski patrol began an extensive search and she was located at 5:30pm underneath a tree off one of the main routes. She did not have any noticeable signs of trauma.

Martins, 19, was visiting the area from Santa Barbara.

Written by bjhansen@mlode.com