Brandon McLaughlin

The Larimer Country Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible homicide in Berthoud.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a home in the 800 block of Douglas Place at 1:45 a.m. Saturday on reports of a disturbance involving a gun, according to a news release.

Deputies found one man, age 37, dead. On Saturday they arrested Brandon G. McLaughlin, also 37, on suspicion of first-degree murder, a news release said. He is being held without bail at the county jail.

The sheriff’s office did not say if the dead man was shot. The cause of death will be released later by the coroner’s office. His identity has not been released. Sheriff’s office officials say there is no threat to the public.

Berthoud is between Longmont and Loveland in the southeastern corner of Larimer County. The 800 block of Douglas Place is near Berthoud High School.