Rain and snow will wind down for Southern Colorado late this afternoon and early evening. The main focus for heavier rain and snow will shift farther north leaving Southern Colorado much drier tonight than this morning. Slow down on the roads...plenty of slush and water that can still cause accidents. For the full forecast, click on the "weather" tab.
A man who was found dead yesterday along Highway 24 near Manitou Springs took his own life, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.
Jimmy Alvarado, 54, was found near the eastbound Manitou Springs exit just before 1:30 p.m.
Investigators originally told 11 News there were no apparent signs of trauma, but updated the report later saying the man died of an apparent gunshot wound.
Wednesday morning the sheriff's office confirmed the shot was self inflicted.
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