Hunters find human remains


COSTILLA COUNTY — On September 9th, Sgt. Paul Quintana with the Costilla County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Huerfano County Sheriff’s Office in recovering human remains discovered by hunters in Huerfano County near the Costilla County line, Costilla County Undersheriff Ricky Rodriguez stated in a release on Monday.

The remains have not yet been identified, but an ongoing investigation is taking place by Sgt. Quintana along with assistance from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. The identification of the remains may take a few months to identify, and is currently being handled by the El Paso County Coroner.

This case is currently ongoing.