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Police investigate body found in vehicle


Last updated 12/13/2022 at 10:40pm

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a deceased body found in a vehicle early Tuesday morning on Jimmy Camp Road in Fountain, but there are no immediate signs of foul play, according to the Fountain Police Department.

Around 4:40 a.m. Dec. 13,, an officer was patrolling in the 9700 block of Jimmy Camp Road when he observed a vehicle parked on the side of the road, FPD reports. When the officer approached the vehicle to contact the occupant, he located an adult male with no signs of life. Fountain Fire Department arrived on scene and confirmed the male was deceased.

Detectives with the Fountain Police Department responded to the scene and have assumed responsibility of the investigation. Preliminary information does not show any signs of foul play, but the El Paso County Coroner will make the final determination on the cause and manner of death.

"This continues to be an active investigation, and there is not believed to be any danger to the public," an FPD statement noted.


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