Body found near Trinidad Reservoir

Published: Apr. 21, 2017 at 3:59 PM MDT
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A body was found near the Trinidad Reservoir on Thursday.

The Las Animas County Sheriff's Department was called to an area southeast of the reservoir or a report of a "downed individual." When deputies responded to the call, they found the body of an unidentified person in a wooded area close to the south end of the reservoir.

The early stages of the investigation indicate the body had been it its position for an unknown amount of time. The cause of death has yet to be confirmed.

Further details about the body are unavailable at this time.