Human remains ‘improperly’ stored at Colorado funeral home, FBI part of investigation

PENROSE, Colo. (KKTV/Grey Information) – An investigation is underway after authorities determined human stays had been “improperly” saved inside a constructing within the Penrose space.

A number of individuals reached out to KKTV after they seen a big regulation enforcement presence alongside Freeway 115 Wednesday evening into Thursday. Regulation enforcement, together with the FBI, had been investigating the location of a funeral residence in Fremont County.

The enterprise in query is owned by the Return to Nature Funeral Dwelling, which is predicated in Colorado Springs.

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Workplace is reporting the investigation began due to a “suspicious incident.”

“On Oct. 4, FCSO investigators, the Fremont County Coroner’s Workplace, and the Colorado Division of Regulatory Businesses executed a search warrant on the property and decided that human stays had been improperly saved contained in the constructing,” a part of a information launch from the Fremont County Sheriff’s Workplace reads.

An individual with the county well being division mentioned the division was a part of the preliminary investigation however turned it over “as a result of gravity of the scenario.”

Investigating companies embody the Fremont County Sheriff’s Workplace, the Fremont County Coroners’ Workplace, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Colorado Division of Regulatory Businesses, the Colorado Division of Public Well being, and the FBI.

“The Fremont County Sheriff’s Workplace is asking that relations of decedents who utilized the Return to Nature Funeral Dwelling please ship an electronic mail to [email protected],” the information launch provides. “Please depart the very best contact quantity and time to name on this electronic mail. We are going to reply to every electronic mail. If you don’t use electronic mail, then you possibly can contact the Fremont Emergency Administration name line at (719)-276-7421. We can even have sufferer help personnel out there at 1901 East Predominant, Canon Metropolis, Colo.”

Anybody who has data tied to what’s being described as a legal investigation by authorities is requested to electronic mail [email protected].

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