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Diamond Mountain yoga retreat ends in mysterious death

by Take Two

Christie McNally and Ian Thorson Flickr/derek7272

Last year, 38-year-old Ian Thorson died of apparent dehydration in a cave in southeastern Arizona. Earlier that year, he and his wife Christie McNally travelled to Arizona’s Diamond Mountain to pursue Buddhist perfection. Much of how he died has been shrouded in mystery.

We’ll talk to writer Scott Carney, who wrote an article about it for Playboy.

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