Lake County homicide investigation underway following man’s death

Officials have started a homicide investigation after a man was found dead inside a home in Lake County, just outside Leadville city limits.

Around 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, the man was found in a home in the 1700 block of Highway 24 in Lake County, west of Leadville.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded after a person called 911. Deputies found signs of a struggle inside and as a result, began a homicide investigation, the sheriff’s office said. In addition to the sheriff’s office, the Office of the District Attorney and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation were also working at the scene.

The victim’s identity was not immediately released.

Read more at The Denver Channel.

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