Body found in Clear Creek in Wheat Ridge

Posted at 6:30 PM, Aug 21, 2017

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. – Crews from the Arvada Fire Department recovered a body from Clear Creek in Wheat Ridge Monday.

Crews removed the body from the creek near West 44th Avenue and Interstate 70 where it was discovered earlier in the day.

Wheat Ridge Police are looking into the death but could not release additional details this early in the investigation.

The area where the body was found is popular with bicyclists, but transient camps have begun to pop up recently.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office will release the identity and cause and manner of death.