Human remains found near Los Sauces


LOS SAUCES­– Colorado law enforcement agencies are investigating human remains located in Conejos County in the San Luis Valley.

According to a news release from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the remains were located on two separate Conejos County properties. They have been recovered and are currently being analyzed as part of the identification process.

The sites are in close proximity to one another near the town of Los Sauces in Conejos County. The property owners are not currently living at these properties. 

A tip line has been created to gather information related to this investigation. Please call 719-270-0210 with any information about this incident. 

Several law enforcement agencies are assisting in this investigation including Conejos County Sheriff’s Office, Saguache County Sheriff’s Office, Alamosa Police Department, Monte Vista Police Department and Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

In the announcement, CBI said this case does not appear to be connected to the Suzanne Morphew missing person investigation in Chaffee County, but all possibilities are being considered.

A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday to provide additional details in the investigation.

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