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Body recovered at Blue Heron Park in Jefferson County

JCSO has been looking for 30-year-old Graham Hebert, who walked away from a nearby home for at-risk adults on Jan. 1.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A body was recovered at 12:45 p.m. Sunday in a lake at Blue Heron Park, according to a Tweet from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO), after officials began searching Sunday morning for an at-risk man who went missing more than a month ago.

JCSO has not confirmed the identity of the body found in the lake. The coroner's office will provide identification of the body, JCSO said. 

The missing person was 30-year-old Graham Hebert, who walked away from a home for at-risk adults on West Berry Drive on Jan. 1, JCSO said. Hebert was known to frequent Blue Heron Park, which is located just west of the facility.

JCSO said a Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) drone spotted a body in the water from the air about 11:15 a.m. Saturday.

West Metro Fire Rescue was called in to perform the recovery, which has been difficult because of murky water, according to JCSO. A CPW underwater drone was also being used in the search, JCSO said.

Credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
Graham Hebert

JCSO tweeted Saturday evening that recovery efforts would continue Sunday morning and that the lake would be closed to the public overnight.

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The identity of the body will have to be confirmed by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office once it is recovered, JCSO said.


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