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Tuesday’s Homicide Victim Identity and Cause of Death Released

May 13, 2021

Deputies responded to a call of an injured person along US Highway 6 just west of Parachute on Tuesday evening.

Upon arrival, Deputies found a vehicle parked alongside Highway 6 in a wide area of the shoulder where the car had pulled off the main Highway.

Wayne Moore, DOB: 02/12/1961 was in the vehicle and had been shot multiple times. He was declared dead at the scene.

While the incident is being treated as a homicide, there is no reason to believe there exists an ongoing threat to the public.

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation in cooperation with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the District Attorney’s Office and the Garfield County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone who may have information related to this incident is encouraged to call Dispatch through its non-emergent number at 970-625-8095. An investigator will return your call.