SB I-25 fully reopens in Douglas County several hours after body found on shoulder in suspected homicide – The Denver Post

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The right lane and shoulder of southbound I-25 is closed through traffic.

CDOT via Denver7

The right lane and shoulder of southbound I-25 was closed to through traffic until late Saturday afternoon.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies have launched a homicide investigation into the death of a person whose body was found Saturday morning along Interstate 25 north of Monument.

The discovery and investigation caused significant slowdowns on both sides of the highway into the afternoon, but the Sheriff’s Office reported just before 5 p.m. that all lanes had been reopened.

An updated tweeted from the official Sheriff’s Office account at 3:06 p.m. said the death was being investigated as a homicide, with deputies following up on “several tips.”

No identifying information about the body has been released.

Earlier Saturday, southbound traffic was backed up for nine miles with delays lasting around an hour while only one lane remained open, Colorado Department of Transportation traffic manager Phillip Embry said.



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