Suspicious death of man found near E. Hwy 24 ruled a homicide

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man’s body was found near E. Highway 24 Saturday.

Deputies were dispatched to the 21800 block of E. Highway 24 just before 5 p.m. where they found the body of the man.

A source told FOX21 property owners found the body inside an abandoned building.

On Monday, the Sheriff’s Office said the suspicious death was upgraded to a homicide investigation.

The man’s identity is not being released until positive identification has been made by the Coroner’s Office and the family has been notified.

Authorities say there is no suspect information at this time and are urging the community to be vigilant.

If you see anything out of the ordinary for your area, or if you have any information regarding this case, call the Sheriff’s Office at 719-390-5555.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX21 for the latest.

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