Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Body found in a canal

MESA COUNTY, Colo – This morning at approximately 8:00, an employee with the Orchard Mesa Irrigation District discovered a body in the canal near 38 road in Palisade.

The body is of an adult male. The Mesa County Coroner’s Office is working to identify the person and determine cause and manner of death. They are responsible for releasing the person’s name once next of kin is notified.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.