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Body found near Weld Co. oil well battery site

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WELD COUNTY, Colo. — Weld County deputies found a body in the area of WCR 68 and WCR 69 while dispatched on a medical call Tuesday morning.

Shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday, deputies responding to a medical call at WCR 68 and WCR 69 discovered a deceased male near an oil well battery site, according to the Weld County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators said the identity of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Weld County Coroner’s Office.

The investigation is ongoing, but there is no danger to the public, deputies added.