Pueblo Woman Killed, Man Drives Off Cliff

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) –  Pueblo police believe a man killed his girlfriend then committed suicide by driving off a cliff near the Royal Gorge in Fremont County early Sunday.

Pueblo County Coroner James Kramer said 42-year-old Roseanna Vigil died from multiple gunshot wounds

The Pueblo Chieftain reported that 37-year-old Brian John Wiersema, of Pueblo West, died after driving his 2011 Chevrolet Camaro into a 240-foot ravine near the Royal Gorge.

Wiersema’s body was discovered about 3:50 a.m. when the OnStar system in the car was triggered in the crash. Colorado State troopers were then able to locate the car through its global positioning system.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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