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Suicide threat closes El Jebel Road, ends with person in custody

Staff report
The Aspen Times
Aspen, CO Colorado

EL JEBEL – A suicide threat by a person in a vehicle ended peacefully Wednesday in El Jebel with a man being taken into custody, according to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.

El Jebel Road was temporarily closed at about 5:30 p.m. as law enforcement officials surrounded the suicidal party’s car. Basalt Police and Pitkin County deputy sheriffs responded to back up Eagle County deputies. A witness said multiple law enforcement officials had their weapons drawn at the scene.


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