The Weld County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with other agencies, has been conducting a thorough investigation of the vehicle fire that took place on October 17, 2015 at 10:07 pm near the intersection of WCR 57 and WCR 96. Suspicious circumstances discovered during the investigation suggest that this may not have solely been a traffic accident and is now being processed as an investigated death


Two people were found dead inside a burned out car that was discovered on its top in a Weld County ditch. Late last night, the Weld County Sheriff's deputies were called to the intersection of WCR 96 and WCR 57 on a report of a burning vehicle. The Nunn Fire Department put out the fire.

The only two passengers in the vehicle were declared dead at the scene. Due to the excessive damage to the vehicle, this will most likely be a prolonged investigation as they attempt to identify the individuals involved and investigate the cause of the accident. The Weld County Coroner is conducting a full investigation.

How to Help

Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is asked to call the Weld County Sherriff’s Office at 970-356-4015 or Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 fromCrimeStoppers.

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