On 07-28-23 at 1130 hours, MCSO was called to a residence approximately two miles north of Dolores for a welfare check on the person renting the property. An adult male was found deceased inside the residence. Initial investigation determined that the death was a homicide that had occurred sometime on 07-27-23. The Montezuma County Sheriffs Office, Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Montezuma County Coroner are continuing the investigation, which has shown that the community is not believed to be in any danger as a suspect has been identified in this case. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office.