El Paso County Crime

EPSO upgrades suspicious death off Mount Herman Rd to homicide

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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. - The El Paso County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday afternoon that the suspicious death investigation from over the weekend is now being treated as a homicide. 

The Tim Watkins' body was found on Sunday morning in the Mount Herman Road area near Monument. 

The sheriff's office releasing at about 9:45 Monday night that Watkins had been shot. 

Watkins had been missing since going for a bike ride in the area on Thursday. 

No suspect information has been released in the case, and the community has been asked to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.


READ MORE: Community holds vigil for missing cyclist Tim Watkins as EPCSO investigates body found in Monument


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