A woman found dead in rural Arapahoe County in August has been identified, and her death has been classified as a homicide.
The body of Grabriela Ibanez, 44, identified by the Arapahoe County Coroner Sept. 6, was found Aug. 23 by Arapahoe County deputies in a roadside field off Colfax Avenue between Bennett and Strasburg.
#ALERT Multiple deputies are on scene of an active death investigation between Bennett and Strasburg. They will be out there for several hours. N. Yulle Rd. is closed between E. Colfax Ave. and I-70. Please avoid the area. PIO on scene. Follow for updates. pic.twitter.com/bwqmxyq57N
— Arapahoe Sheriff (@ArapahoeSO) August 23, 2023
Deputies worked on the discovery as a death investigation, but the coroner’s office confirmed in a news release that her death was ruled a homicide.
The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to an inquiry on the status of the investigation.
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