Body Found During Search For Missing Man

The body of a white adult male was found Thursday, near the Mesa County Landfill and Gunnison River. Around 1 o'clock Mesa County Sheriff deputies discovered the body during a search for a missing person. So far there is no positive identification of the man, but officials confirm it is a different person than the one they were searching for. An investigation is underway to determine who the man is, and what circumstances surrounded his death. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

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