An investigation is underway after Garfield County Sheriff's deputies discovered the body of a suspected missing person. The body was found Tuesday afternoon while the Garfield County Sheriff's Office was looking into the report of a missing person.
The body was discovered in an area north west of Rifle. The body appeared to be a man's and no foul play is suspected at this time. The Sheriff's Office is waiting for a final report of the Coroner's Office to determine a cause of death and identity.