UPDATE | Friday, 12:18 p.m. — The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office says this incident was a suicide.
Authorities worked to remove a body from the Cherry Creek Reservoir spillway on Tuesday, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office.
The sheriff's office said deputies are investigating after a body was found in the Cherry Creek Reservoir spillway near Interstate 225 and the Kennedy Golf Course, just south of Parker Road.
Deputies investigating a body found in Cherry Creek Spillway near I-225 and Parker Rd. @SouthMetroPIO is assisting w/removing the body from deep water. Still trying to determine whether it's a criminal act or suicide. No threat to public safety. PIO en route.— Arapahoe Sheriff (@ArapahoeSO) May 11, 2021
The sheriff's office said it has not confirmed if the person's death was the result of a suicide or criminal act.
There is not threat to the public, the sheriff's office said. Drivers may see authorities in the area as they continue the investigation.
It's not clear how the body was found. The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office said the body was recovered around 1:10 p.m. and the person's cause of death is under investigation.
This is a developing story and will be updated.