Unattended death, no threat to community

On Saturday, June 29 in the afternoon hours the Conejos County Sheriff's Office received a call from a party that was concerned about a Conejos County citizen. The caller requested a welfare check at a residence located within Conejos County.

The sheriff's office responded and determined that there was a male party inside of the residence that was deceased. There was an autopsy scheduled for Monday at the El Paso County Coroners Office in Colorado Springs, Colo. to determine the manner of death.

Agencies involved with this investigation are the Conejos County Sheriff's Office, Conejos County Coroner, El Paso County Coroners Office, Colorado Bureau of investigation (CBI Pueblo) and assisting with scene security, the Costilla County Sheriff's Office.

The Conejos County Sheriff Garth Crowther wants the public to know that there is no threat to the community.


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