ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighters with South Metro Fire Rescue worked with the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office on a recovery after a body was found near the Cherry Creek Reservoir on Tuesday. The body was located in deep water in the Cherry Creek Spillway near Interstate 225 and Parker Road.
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South Metro is on scene with @ArapahoeSO for a water recovery near Cherry Creek Reservoir and Kennedy Golf Course off of I-225. PIO is enroute and will provide further updates. pic.twitter.com/ilnpQIGoAaREAD MORE: 1 Officer Killed, Search For Suspect Ends In Olde Town Arvada Shooting
— South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) May 11, 2021
Investigators are on scene and trying to determine the nature of the death. They did tell CBS4 that there is no threat to public safety.
Deputies investigating a body found in Cherry Creek Spillway near I-225 and Parker Rd. @SouthMetroPIO is assisting w/removing the body from deep water. Still trying to determine whether it's a criminal act or suicide. No threat to public safety. PIO en route.
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