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Palisade Police Department Issues Statement On Vehicle Recovery From Highline Canal

The Palisade Police Department distributed the following press release on Friday, November 3rd, 2023.

Incident: 2023-2574

On November 3, 2023, the Palisade Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle located in the Government Highline canal in the area of N Bower Ave and G 7/10 Road. In conjunction with the Colorado State Patrol a vehicle was located that belongs to a local missing person, Suzan Harris. With the assistance of a tow company and a dive team the vehicle was recovered, and a single occupant was recovered. At this time there is no known identity of the occupant, and the release of the occupant will come from the Mesa County Coroner’s Office after proper identification.

The Palisade Police Department and the Colorado State Patrol are investigating the circumstances surrounding the vehicle recovered from the canal.

The Palisade Police Department had previously issued a Missing Persons Report for Suzan Harris on September 15, 2023.