Body Found in Sioux County Canal Identified


Scottsbluff- The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) along with the Police Department in Torrington, Wyoming is investigating the discovery of a body that was found in the Pathfinder Irrigation Canal in Sioux County.

At about 8:00 p.m. (MDT) on Monday a passerby called police to report a body in the Canal.

The body has been identified by authorities as 49-year-old Joseph Salazar of Torrington, Wyoming.

Salazar had been reported missing earlier in the day on Monday, to the Torrington, Wyoming Police Department by his wife.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine cause of death. The investigation continues.