Rio Grande Sheriff’s Office investigating death

MONTE VISTA— On Saturday, Aug. 24, the Rio Grande County Sheriff’s Office was contacted in reference to an unresponsive male in the area of Eighth Avenue in the unincorporated area of the City of Monte Vista. Officers from the Monte Vista Police Department, as well as local EMS attempted lifesaving efforts which were unsuccessful.
The Rio Grande County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident and is currently awaiting results from the autopsy from the office of the medical examiner.
The identification of the deceased is being withheld at this time until notification of next of kin can be accomplished by the Rio Grande County Coroner.


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