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Nov 26, 2006, 1:57 PM

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Jimmy Ray Forrester died in Potrero Chico
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Local newspaper reports the death of a person in potrero, apparently a climber from Dallas.

Sorry I could not post the link, it is suscription based, so instead the translation from Google:

Monterrey, Mexico (26 November 2006). - A American mountain climber died after falling of approximately 100 meters of height of mountains of Small Potrero, in Hidalgo, Nuevo Leo'n. Gerald Lazcano Cave, director of Police and Transit of that municipality, informed that the foreigner was identified like James Ray Forrester, of 40 years, that were original of Forth Worth, Texas. The identity of the victim was revealed by a friend, who along with arrived he at the Put Hotel, where they provided with accomodations in Small Potrero. In agreement with the investigations, the American that it was killed, left single to 5:00 hours Friday with the objective to scale some wall; nevertheless, it did not take the equipment adapted, already according to its friend only it used a snap harness. Lazcano Cave said that it was possible to be established that the night of Friday Forrester did not return, reason why his companion was alarmed and given warning to the recepcionista, that warned the Police, that it discarded to initiate the search due to the dark. The morning of yesterday students, police elements and of Civil defense left to look for the American. The rescatistas were divided in groups to rake in different zones; nevertheless, after 8 hours body was found by a called small dog “Isaiah”, who began to bark when he smelled the body of Forrester, informed Ramiro Lopez Nájera, element of Civil defense of the State. Once they located the corpse, the rescatistas used cords and a stretcher in which they surrounded to lower it it of between stones of the hill. The authorities suppose that the foreigner passed away in the course of Friday, apparently by the fractures was caused after the fall. The body was transferred to the entrance of the Recreational Center Small Potrero, where they gave warning to the delegate of Public ministry of Escobedo, Eugene G. Loyal González, gave faith of the decease and requested that they took the body to the University Hospital.

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