Body Found Near Pueblo Airport

Credit: KKTV

A body was found in a field near the Pueblo airport Wednesday. Investigators said the body was badly burned and decomposed.

The area is near United and Paul Harvey.

Pueblo fire crews found the male victim Wednesday afternoon while checking the area where a small fire had burned two days earlier. The Pueblo Police Department is now heading up the investigation.

An autopsy is pending. The coroner tells us it could take a few days to identify the body.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 542-STOP.