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Investigation underway after body found in Bessemer Ditch in Pueblo

Posted at 1:41 PM, May 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-27 20:39:22-04

PUEBLO – The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after someone found a man’s body in the Bessemer Ditch Monday morning.

Crews responded to the 24000 block of South Road around 11:45 a.m. after someone walking by saw a body in the water. Dive crews later recovered the body around 1:30 p.m.

The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office said there were no visible signs of trauma on the body, but the man’s cause of death will be determined by the coroner’s office.

Authorities have not yet identified the man.