Police are working to identify the body of an elderly man found under a bridge near the Durango Dog Park on Thursday morning.
A man and a woman walking under a pedestrian bridge over Lightner Creek found the body at 9:48 a.m., said Durango Police Cmdr. Ray Shupe.
No obvious signs of trauma or cause of death were immediately found on the body. Police suspect the man died sometime Wednesday night or Thursday morning, Shupe said.
Police do not suspect foul play or suspicious circumstances, he said.
This is the third body found on public property in two weeks in Durango, and the second that has been found at the Dog Park.
Police this week identified the two other bodies:
Dawson W. Radau, 27, of Orlando, Florida, was found Sept. 27 in the Dog Park. Authorities believe the body had been there for about a month. An autopsy concluded Radau died by suicide.Nicole Paula Wagner, 25, of Durango died Sunday in Iris Park. Wagner was with her boyfriend and several friends when she collapsed. Police said they are investigating the circumstances around her death.Police do not suspect the deaths are connected.