Mesa County Sheriff’s Office investigating “suspicious” death


GRAND JUNCTION, Colo – The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is describing the circumstances around a death as “suspicious.”

At approximately 4:15 Wednesday afternoon, the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a report of fire at a home on 29 1/2 Road near Parkway Drive. After putting out the fire, a body was found inside the home. A person of interest has been detained, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Because of the fire and on-going investigation, 29 1/2 Road is closed between Parkway Dr. and Patterson Road. It is expected to be closed for the remainder of the evening while the investigation continues.

This is a developing story. More information will come as it is made available.

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