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Body found in Fountain Creek as an investigation by police continues

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Published: Apr. 18, 2021 at 7:04 PM MDT|Updated: Apr. 19, 2021 at 5:38 AM MDT
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FOUNTAIN, Colo. (KKTV) - The Fountain Police Department is investigating after a body was found in Fountain Creek, just north of Duckwood Park on Sunday.

Police say an adult male was located after a passerby noticed the body and called 911. The Fountain Police Department’s Investigation Division and the coroner’s office responded to the scene. The man was deceased at the time of their arrival. They say there were no immediate signs of trauma on the man, but as of Friday police consider the death suspicious.

The man was identified by the coroner as 30-year-old Justin Whitaker, who was a resident of Security-Widefield.

If you have any information about this incident, you’re asked to call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867).

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