A man’s body was recovered from the Bessemer Ditch in eastern Pueblo County Monday, according to the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies said the man’s body was found in waist-deep water in the ditch in the area of South Road and 23rd Lane. A passerby walking in the area spotted the body and called 911 around 11:45 a.m.
The Pueblo County dive team successfully recovered the man’s body around 1:30 p.m.
Deputies said a preliminary investigation did not reveal any signs of trauma to the man’s body. The coroner’s office will determine how he died.
The victim has not yet been identified.