Body found in Arkansas River near La Junta


LA JUNTA, Colo. — Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in the Arkansas River near La Junta Sunday.

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation said a citizen found the body in the river around 7 a.m. Sunday and immediately called 911.

The victim’s name has not yet been released. The El Paso County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine how he died.

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