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Teller County Sheriff's Office investigating body found off Gold Camp Road as homicide

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Posted at 4:57 PM, May 10, 2023

TELLER COUNTY, CO — The Teller County Sheriff's Office announced its role in a homicide investigation Wednesday after a body was found off of Gold Camp Road.

In a press release Wednesday the office said they were called to investigate Tuesday after a body was found about 4 miles west of the El Paso County line.

The department says the body is of an unknown black male between the ages of 18-24. An autopsy of the man revealed that he suffered a gunshot wound to the body.

The Teller County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone that has any information related to this incident to please contact the department and speak with a detective at 719-687-9652.


In an effort to better understand crime in Southern Colorado. News 5 will continue to track homicides across Colorado in 2023 to provide a picture of violent crime trends across Southern Colorado.


In an effort to better understand crime in Southern Colorado. News 5 will continue to track homicides across Colorado in 2023 to provide a picture of violent crime trends across Southern Colorado.

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