Missing woman founddead of apparent suicide | PostIndependent.com

Missing woman founddead of apparent suicide

By Greg MasséPost Independent StaffConnie Brors, the Rifle woman who was reported missing on Thursday, was found dead Saturday after an apparent suicide.Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario said Brors, 46, was found dead in her sport utility vehicle on a dirt road off State Highway 325 between Rifle Gap and Rifle Falls state parks. Vallario said he was informed about Brors’ discovery at 6 p.m. Saturday.”We spent a lot of time looking,” Vallario said. Brors was pronounced dead by the Garfield County Coroner’s Office at 8:40 p.m. that night. Prior to Saturday’s discovery, Brors’ friend Lorra Nichols was the last to hear from Brors on Thursday. Nichols said Brors told her she might commit suicide. A widespread search for Brors followed, culminating with Saturday’s discovery.”There were no obvious signs of trauma, but there were a lot of medical bottles of prescription medicine,” Vallario said. He said no official cause of death had been determined as of Tuesday. Brors’ funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mountain View Church of Glenwood; 2195 County Road 154, next to Buffalo Valley.An obituary appears on page 8.Contact Greg Massé: 945-8515, ext. 511gmasse@postindependent.com

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