- Associated Press - Saturday, November 11, 2017

SIMLA, Colo. (AP) - Authorities believe the owner of an illegal marijuana grow on Colorado’s Eastern Plains and a suspected robber died after a shootout.

Two bodies were found at the 31-acre property west of the town of Simla about 50 miles (80 kilometers) northeast of Colorado Springs, on Thursday morning - 48-year-old property owner Donn Zorens and 30-year-old Luis Suarez of El Paso County.

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that it appears that Suarez forced his way into Zoren’s home and that a gunfight erupted during an attempted home invasion robbery. Investigators are asking anyone with information about what happened to contact the sheriff’s office.


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