Missing woman found dead in body of water near Fort Lupton – Greeley Tribune

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Leslie Vincente Vincente, 19 years old. (Courtesy/Greeley Police Department)

An Aurora woman who was reported missing after attending an event in Greeley on June 13 was found dead Wednesday evening outside Fort Lupton.

Police recovered the body and vehicle of Leslie Vicente Vicente, 19, from a body of water in the area of ​​U.S. 85 and Weld County Road 22, about 5 miles north of Fort Lupton, according to a news release from the Greeley Police Department. . An employee at a nearby gravel pit called 911 after noticing signs that a vehicle had fallen into the water.

The release does not indicate whether foul play is suspected or in which body of water the vehicle was found.

Officers from Greeley and Fort Lupton responded, along with members of the Greeley Fire Department and Fort Lupton Fire Protection District dive team. Members of the dive team found the body of the woman, the sole occupant of the submerged vehicle.

The Weld County coroner identified the woman as Vicente Vicente Thursday morning and notified her next of kin.

Vicente Vicente traveled to Greeley on June 13 for a church event at Island Grove Regional Park, Greeley police reported Wednesday. She left the event around 9:10 p.m., heading south on U.S. 85, where she was last seen at a gas station on 42nd Street in Evans.

Fort Lupton police continue to investigate the death of Vicente Vicente. Anyone with possible information about the case who has not spoken to police can contact the Fort Lupton Police Department at 303-857-4011.

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