Body found in burning vehicle south of the Wyoming border

Weld County Deputies out of Colorado are investigating a vehicle fire on US-85, just south of the Wyoming border, that claimed the life of one individual late last night, May 11. Release from Weld County Sheriff's Office: *On May 11, 2016, at approximately 9:40 pm, the Weld County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle fire on HWY 85 at MM 290 near Nunn Colorado. When deputies arrived on scene they found an SUV on the shoulder of the road fully engulfed in flames. Northbound lanes of HWY 85 have been closed at WCR 100 and southbound lanes of HWY 85 have been closed at WCR 104 due to the incident. A single occupant was found inside the vehicle; the victim was declared decease by a doctor at 10:30 pm.* The Weld County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation into the cause of the incident, no more details have been released at this time. Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is asked to call the Weld County Sheriff’s Office at 970-356-4015 or Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. #shortgo #news