BERTHOUD, Colo. (CBS4) – Officials at Berthoud High School canceled classes on Thursday after a teenager’s body was found inside the building.

The parents of the teen had called police to report that he was missing and they thought he might have gone to the school.

Berthoud High School (credit: CBS)

Berthoud High School on Thursday morning (credit: CBS)

Police who responded to the school early Thursday morning found a door to the building open and soon after found the teen’s body inside.

The cause of death hasn’t been released, but police said there is no known threat to any students or staff at the school.

Students were arriving on campus Thursday morning who hadn’t heard the news were being sent back home. A note from the Thompson School District said that “due to an emergency situation that has occurred on campus, Berthoud High School has been closed for today, Thursday, November 3rd.”

Additional Information from the Larimer County Sheriff:

Anyone with information regarding this incident or any crime is asked to call Larimer County Sheriff’s Office at 970-416-1985 or Crime Stoppers at 970-221-6868 where you will remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward.


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