On 081711, at approximately 5:54 a.m. the Loveland Emergency Communications Center received a call from an adult female. The woman was upset and relayed that a man was lying on the ground in the parking lot next to his motorcycle. He appeared to be deceased.

When LPD officers arrived they found a thirty-five-year-old Ricardo Lemus, a Loveland resident, lying on the ground unresponsive with no identifiable vital signs. Resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful.

The investigation is on-going. We are awaiting the results of the autopsy for the determination of the cause of death. There is no further information to be released at this time. Anyone who believes they have pertinent information related to this investigation is asked to call Detective Brian Koopman at 970-962-2248.

The preliminary investigation has revealed no threat to the community at large.