Woman and man found dead in Teller County after shots heard


A woman and a man, both 36, were found dead along a service road in Divide on Thursday night, authorities said.

After shots were heard about 10:30 p.m., deputies found a woman with a fatal gunshot wound along Forest Service Road 357, according to the Teller County Sheriff’s Office.

Shortly after, deputies found a man suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound nearby, the release said.

Sheriff’s detectives and Colorado Bureau of Investigation agents are investigating the deaths. Lt. Wes Walter, a spokesman with the Teller County Sheriff’s Office, declined to confirm the relationship between the two people.

Authorities do not believe there is any danger to the public.

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