2.8. Hiking in the mountains, you walk past a large field and camp a few miles farther on, at a stream. It snows in the night, and the next day you find a cabin in the field with two dead bodies inside. (KL; KD and partial JM wording)
2.8 answer: It's the cabin of an airplane that crashed there because of the snowstorm.
2.8a. A man is sitting in a chair -- in a cabin -- on the side of a mountain -- dead. (DW)
2.8a answer: Same situation, but more concise wording.
2.8b. Variant wording: A cabin, on the side of a mountain, locked from the inside, is opened, and 30 people are found dead inside. They had plenty of food and water. (from Ron Carter)
2.8b answer: Same.