LA PLATA COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A La Plata County deputy had just resigned from the agency three days before he was found dead inside his home in Bayfield.

Jeremiah Lee’s body was found inside his burned-out home, but the cause of death has not been determined yet.

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The scene of the fatal Bayfield fire Friday morning. (credit: Pine River Times)

The Durango Herald reports Lee had a gunshot wound. The sheriff’s office tells CBS4 Lee had a “personal situation” come up in his life earlier this month.

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Jeremiah Lee accepts an award in February. (credit: Colorado Cattlemen’s Association)

The agency would not elaborate on that situation.

Officials say it forced investigators to perform an administrative investigation, but Lee resigned before the investigation was complete.

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(credit: Pine River Times)

More details from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation about Lee’s death are expected on Wednesday.