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Body found in Arkansas River in Pueblo

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Posted at 1:16 PM, Feb 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-26 15:16:22-05

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body floating in the Arkansas River in Pueblo.

The Pueblo Chieftan reported that the body was found Saturday afternoon near Santa Fe Avenue.

The body, believed to be that of a man, was not immediately removed from the water.

Pueblo Police Sgt. Shelly Taylor said first responders were approaching the scene with caution in order to avoid disturbing potential evidence.

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