MONTROSE — Montrose County Sheriff Rick Dunlap reports that a women’s body was recovered from Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompahgre Plateau.
According to a county news release, the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office received a request for assistance in locating an individual that was reported missing to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office.
Cellular data indicated that the last known contact was made in the Sawmill Mesa area. Deputies were able to locate a vehicle at approximately 5:30 p.m., yesterday evening. Upon checking the vehicle, deputies discovered the body of a female inside. Identification is pending an investigation by Montrose County Coroner Dr. Thomas Canfield. No further information is available at this time.