Person found dead in Colorado Springs drainage system following fire

Crews were called to a fire in a drainage system in Colorado Springs. A dead body was found. Photo courtesy: CSFD.
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - An investigation is underway after a person was found dead in a Colorado Springs drainage system on Wednesday.

Crews were called to a fire in the area of 14th and Vermijo in Old Colorado City at about 9:30 a.m. At about noon the body was discovered. The gender of the person was not available, the coroner will be looking into a cause of death.

Detectives with the Colorado Springs Police Department will be investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.

As more information becomes available this article will be updated.