The devastated partner of a woman who was mauled to death and eaten by bears has paid tribute to the 'life-long adventurer' and love of his life.
The remains of Laney Malavolta, 39, were found on Friday night by her boyfriend near the town of Durango, about 350 miles southwest of Denver, Colorado.
Investigators said that an autopsy found she died of "penetrating injuries to the neck," including several bite wounds, La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith said.
Her boyfriend has gone on to pay a loving tribute to the woman he calls 'my northern star and the love of my life.' He said: "Laney spent her life in the outdoors and was an experienced and knowledgeable operator in the back country. "Her greatest joy was to be in the woods with ourRead more on mirror.co.uk