The Mesa County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of the body that was found in a culvert east of the Horizon Drive exit on Sunday, August 9, as Christopher Seep, a 52 year old male. The cause and manner of death are still pending at this time, but the death does not appear to be suspicious in nature.
Mr. Seep was reported as a missing person by his family on July 3. The Grand Junction Police Department investigation as to the circumstances surrounding his death is ongoing.
The text of the media release from the Coroner’s office is attached.