2 Bodies found in Mesa County, unrelated circumstances

Local News

MESA COUNTY, Colo. — In seperate and unrelated circumstances, two bodies were found in Mesa County Tuesday.

Around 7 pm Tuesday, The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office says a 47-year-old male was found dead in the desert along 27 1/4 Road.

The sheriff’s office is investigating the incident but tells KREX the death was not suspicious. and is being treated at an unattended death.

The coroner has not yet identified the body.

One other body was found in Palisade Tuesday morning.

At approximately 8 am, an employee with the Orchard Mesa Irrigation District discovered a deceased adult male in the canal near 38 Road.

The Mesa County coroner is currently working to identify those remains and determine the cause and manner of death.

We’ll continue following both of these investigations, and bring you the latest update.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss