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Police investigating after body found near trail in Colorado Springs

Posted at 2:23 PM, Aug 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-25 14:52:32-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — An autopsy of a man found near the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail determined his death was "not criminal in nature," according to the Colorado Springs Police Department.

Police and fire personnel responded to an area near the trail around 6 a.m. Aug. 16 after a report came in of a person on the ground. When medical personnel arrived at the scene just south of West Polk Street, they confirmed the individual was deceased.

The department said the man's name will not be released and this investigation remains active.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.