Homicide investigation underway after person found dead off I-25 near Greenland exit

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Detectives said the death of a person found on the shoulder of I-25 near the Greenland exit turned into a homicide investigation Saturday.

A spokesperson with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said dispatchers received an emergency call at 10:13 a.m. about a body on the shoulder of the highway.

The death was not related to a vehicle crash.

The right lane of southbound I-25 was closed two miles south of the Greenland exit for several hours. It reopened just before 5 p.m.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said the on-site investigation was ongoing.

The story is developing and it will be updated.