A homicide investigation is underway after a body was found on Highway 24 near Cascade, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.
The sheriff's office said dispatch received a call at 6 a.m. regarding a welfare check and deputies responded to the area where they found a woman's body. There are no suspects at this time and no risk to the community.
All westbound lanes on Highway 24 have reopened near Cascade between Wellington Road and Cave Of The Winds Road. Originally, the closure was in both directions of Highway 24.
US 24 WB: Road closed between Cave Of The Winds Rd and Wellington Rd. closed from mile marker 297-292 near Cascade. Expect delays. Watch for emergency crews. https://t.co/2N0QoT9Z6w
— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) July 31, 2020
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Teller County Sheriff's Office and Colorado State Patrol are on scene assisting. The El Paso County Sheriff's office said westbound lanes will be closed for at least another hour, or until 10 a.m.
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