The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after discovering the body of a man in his rented home near Dolores. The victim, identified as Lewis Wall, 66, was found during a welfare check. A suspect has been identified, but further details have not been released. The community is not believed to be in danger. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office. The Journal reported
The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a homicide case after the discovery of a man’s body in his rented home. The victim, identified as Lewis Wall, 66, was found during a welfare check conducted by deputies. Sheriff Steven Nowlin confirmed that the death was determined to be a homicide that occurred on Thursday.
Authorities have identified a suspect in the investigation, but further details have not been disclosed as the investigation is ongoing. However, Sheriff Nowlin assured the community that they are not believed to be in any immediate danger.
The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and the Montezuma County Coroner, are continuing their investigation into the case. They are urging anyone with information related to the incident to come forward and contact the Sheriff’s Office at (970) 564-4986.
The Sheriff’s Office is actively working to gather evidence and bring the perpetrator to justice. The community is encouraged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities or information that may be relevant to the case.
This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the importance of community cooperation and support in solving crimes. The Sheriff’s Office appreciates the cooperation of the public in helping them bring closure to this case..