Monday, October 6, 2014

Car Found In Canal Connected To Missing Person Case

Missing Person Case Closed

Mesa County, Colo. -- Deputies took a report of a missing person on the night of Saturday, October 4. Kolten Ducy, 21, of Palisade, was reported missing by family members over the weekend. He was last heard from by cell phone in the early morning hours of October 4. 

Just before noon today, dispatch received a call about a vehicle submerged in the Highline Canal. The submerged vehicle was located near Visitor's Way and I-70, (just off Horizon Drive) in Grand Junction. 

The Grand Junction Police Department is investigating the fatal car crash. The vehicle found in the canal was occupied by one person and was registered to the missing person, Kolten Ducy. The body was recovered by the Mesa County Coroner, who will perform an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death, as well as positive identification. At this time, our agency anticipates closing the missing person investigation.

Future inquireis should be directed to the Grand Junction Police Department, regarding the crash.