GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is assisting local authorities to determine what happened after a homicide victim was found in a vehicle off US 6 west of Parachute Tuesday night.
The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office said deputies first found the victim just after 8:20 p.m. He had been shot multiple times.
US 6 was closed during the investigation, but reopened just after 1 a.m. on Wednesday.
The victim was identified Thursday as 60-year-old Wayne Moore.
No information was immediately available about potential suspects. Deputies said there is not believed to be an ongoing threat to the community.
Parachute is located roughly 200 miles west of Denver via I-70.
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