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Mesa County authorities investigate killing

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Posted at 4:57 PM, Jan 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-06 18:57:05-05

COLLBRAN, Colo. (AP) — Mesa County police in western Colorado are investigating the killing of a woman and have a man in custody.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office says its deputies were dispatched to a reported shooting shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday at a residence in the town of Collbran. Responding deputies found an adult female inside.

Authorities were working to identified the victim and determine a cause of death.

A news release from the sheriff’s office says a 36-year-old man was arrested on Interstate 70 in Garfield County at about 9 p.m. and was being held without bond pending court action.