Woman's body found in Cherry Creek

DENVER - A woman's body was found face down in Cherry Creek near Monaco Parkway Sunday afternoon.

The original call came in at 2:30 pm. from a man who reported having seen a body in Cherry Creek.  He said that he was in the area on foot when he made the discovery.

Police investigators quickly cordoned off the area to gather any evidence around the body before moving it.

Cherry Creek North Drive was closed at Florida Ave while the investigation continued. The woman's body was removed from the creek just before sundown by the Denver Fire Water Rescue Team.

Police said there was no obvious evidence of foul play but they are conducting a thorough investigation.  The cause of death as well as identity will be released by the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner.

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