Body Recovered from Uncompahgre Plateau

Montrose, COLO According to the Montrose County Sheriff's Office, a woman's body was recovered from Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompahgre Plateau.

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.

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