Emergency responders in Colorado Springs recovered the body of an adult male early this morning from Fountain Creek after heavy rains overnight.
The Colorado Springs Police Department noticed a body in the water near Nevada and Las Vegas Streets while conducting flood patrols and notified the city’s fire department. The Heavy Rescue Team recovered the remains shortly before 5 this morning. Identification and official cause of death are pending. A flash flood watch remains in effect for El Paso and Teller Counties through midnight.
After last night’s rains, Manitou Springs School District 14 is on a two-hour delay and has canceled morning preschool after the overnight rains. UPDATE: 7:30: Manitou School District 14 is now CLOSED.