Colorado couple reported missing in Colorado Springs found dead off hiking trail
The Colorado Springs Police Department said that Lee and Stella Vigil, both in their 70’s, were reported missing around 8:30 p.m.
Family members and officers responded to the area and discovered the couple’s vehicle at the trailhead.
The couple’s bodies were found by police officers and the El Paso County Search and Rescue at 12:25 a.m. adjacent to Fountain Creek just off the Santa Fe Trail.
Police said both were discovered dead from “apparent gunshot wounds.”
Detectives from the department’s Violent Crimes Homicide/Assault Unit responded to assume control of the investigation, according to FOX21.
No additional details were released by police.