Deputies responding to a 911 call found a 43-year-old man dead from a stab wound about 1 a.m. Tuesday at a house on County Road 125 near Wildcat Canyon, said Dan Bender, public information officer for La Plata County Sheriffs Office.
The victim was identified as Robby Schindeldecker.
The investigation continues as deputies are interviewing people who were at the house at the time of the incident. Bender said deputies anticipate filing charges, but no arrests had been made Tuesday.
Authorities are treating the death as an isolated incident and said area residents should not feel fearful for their safety.
Anyone with information related to Schindeldeckers death is asked to call Sheriffs Investigator Kevin Brown at 382-7054.