Montrose County, COLO.-- On April 6, 2017 at about 2:00pm Montrose County Sheriff’s Office Deputies received a request to check on the welfare of Rose E. Zaldivar, DOB 07-06-66. The reporting party, Tracy Sutherlin, said that Ms. Zaldivar was at a residence located at 4210 Highway 90 in Paradox, Colorado. Deputies responded to the residence and located a vehicle registered to Ms. Zaldivar. Deputies attempted to make contact but no one answered the door. Deputies then checked the inside of the residence for any sign of Ms. Zaldivar and found the residence empty. Deputies also checked the surrounding roads and area in an attempt to locate Ms. Zaldivar.
The West End Sheriff’s Posse was placed on standby to respond to the area for a ground search. Due to the late hour, it was decided to conduct the search on the morning of April 7th, 2017. In the early morning hours of April 7th, deputies were contacted by Ms. Zaldivar’s family and informed that they had located her and that she was deceased.
An investigator from the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office responded and after initial investigation, foul play is not suspected. The investigation is ongoing.