Earlier this afternoon, officers and detectives with the Grand Junction Police Department responded to the area of Watson Island in the Colorado River on a report of a deceased person near the water. The person was discovered and reported by a passerby who was in the area. The victim is an adult female and the death is being investigated as suspicious.
This investigation is very active and ongoing. As always, identification of the victim, as well as manner and cause of death, will be released by the Mesa County Coroner’s Office. Additional details on this incident are not expected to be released this weekend.
Anyone who has any information that could aid in the investigation into this incident is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers of Mesa County. Thank you.