Mesa County Coroner to Autopsy Transient

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The Mesa County coroner will conduct an autopsy today to determine the cause of death of a body found last night.

A transient man in his 50s was found dead in a field near 28 1/4 road and I-70 around 6pm.

Two local men found him and flagged down a Mesa County sheriff deputy who contacted Grand Junction police.

Grand Junction police investigated the scene where the man was found. They say there aren't any apparent signs of foul play.