Lee and Stella Vigil Missing Colorado couple found shot dead near hiking trail. Homicide investigation launched in apparent murder suicide.
Relatives and police arrived at the trail and found the car belonging to them, the outlet reported.
But around four hours later, they also discovered the couple’s bodies off a trail near Fountain Creek.
The couple apparently suffered gunshot wounds, the outlet reported.
Coroners report scheduled Tuesday
No further details were provided about the circumstances surrounding the elderly couple’s death.
Detectives with the homicide unit are investigating the couple’s deaths.
Police said Sunday they had identified all involved in the incident and did not expect to make any arrests.
Authorities declined to describe the scene what seemingly appeared to be a murder suicide pending the release of the coroner’s findings on cause and manner of death. The report is scheduled to be released Tuesday.
No known motive was known.
Missing couple: Lee and Stella Vigil, in their 70’s. Last believed to be on a hike from Woodmen Rd along the Santa Fe trail to USAFA. Lee is 5’1”, medium build, short gray/black hair and a mustache. Stella is 4’9”, medium build and short gray hair. If seen, please call 444-7000 pic.twitter.com/daDU48Uhs3
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