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Body found in Cherry Creek Reservoir spillway on Tuesday, sheriff's office says

Body found in Cherry Creek Reservoir spillway on Tuesday, sheriff's office says_May 11 2021
Cherry Creek Reservoir spillway_location of where body was found on May 11 2021
Posted at 1:01 PM, May 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-17 08:18:25-04

UPDATE | Friday, 12:18 p.m. — The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office says this incident was a suicide.

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Authorities worked to remove a body from the Cherry Creek Reservoir spillway on Tuesday, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office said deputies are investigating after a body was found in the Cherry Creek Reservoir spillway near Interstate 225 and the Kennedy Golf Course, just south of Parker Road.

The sheriff's office said it has not confirmed if the person's death was the result of a suicide or criminal act.

There is not threat to the public, the sheriff's office said. Drivers may see authorities in the area as they continue the investigation.

It's not clear how the body was found. The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office said the body was recovered around 1:10 p.m. and the person's cause of death is under investigation.

This is a developing story and will be updated.