Mesa County authorities investigate killing
COLLBRAN, Colo. (AP) — Mesa County police in western Colorado are investigating the killing of a woman and have a man in custody.
The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office says its deputies were dispatched to a reported shooting shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday at a residence in the town of Collbran. Responding deputies found an adult female inside.
Authorities were working to identified the victim and determine a cause of death.
A news release from the sheriff’s office says a 36-year-old man was arrested on Interstate 70 in Garfield County at about 9 p.m. and was being held without bond pending court action.
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Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario said he has never seen a case where arrest documents were not filed within 48 hours.