Man found dead in eastern El Paso County; deputies investigating homicide

Crime

RUSH, Colo. (May 14) — The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man was found dead in the eastern part of the county Wednesday.

Deputies said around 6 p.m. Wednesday, they were called to check on someone at a property on South Johnson Road in Rush, which is about 35 miles east of Fountain. When deputies arrived, they found a man dead on the property.

The sheriff’s office is investigating the man’s death as a homicide. They said there is no known threat to the community.

There’s no word on whether any suspects have been identified or arrested.

UPDATE (May 21): The victim has been identified as Donaciano Amaya, 43.

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