Body found in Colorado River near Glenwood Springs | PostIndependent.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Body found in Colorado River near Glenwood Springs

The body of a middle-aged man was discovered floating near the south bank of the Colorado River just west of Glenwood Springs near the new Wastewater Treatment Plant around noon on Saturday, according to a Garfield County Sheriff’s Office press release.

Two commercial rafts discovered the body, and rafters pulled it to shore.

Deputies were dispatched to the scene at 12:06 p.m. and notified the Coroner’s Office.



The Coroner’s Office retrieved the body, which appeared to have been in the water and dead for a number of days. No ID was immediately discovered, and the body was removed from the scene. An autopsy will be used to determine the probable cause of death and hopefully determine the victim’s identity.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User