Body recovered from Arkansas River

CAÑON CITY, Colo. — On Jan. 14 around 9:16 p.m. the Cañon City Police Department received a report regarding a missing 22-year-old male who was believed to be in the Cañon City River Walk area, located off of Sell Avenue and South 9th Street.

According to police, an immediate search of the area was conducted, but nothing was found.

On Jan. 15, around 7 a.m., the Fremont County Search and Rescue team responded to assist with the search. Around 1 p.m. a body was located and recovered out of the Arkansas River near Pathfinder Park in Florence Colorado.

The body is believed to be that of the missing 22-year-old male. No name has been released yet.



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