On Sunday, February 9, 2020 at approximately 7:48 P.M., the Colorado Springs Police Department’s (CSPD) Communication Center received a report of a deceased male in the 600 block of Ellston Street. Officers from CSPD along with medical personnel were dispatched to that location. Upon their arrival, they located a deceased adult male on Ellston Street under the I25 overpass.
Based on the preliminary investigation, detectives from CSPD’s Violent Crimes Section responded and assumed responsibility for the investigation. While the Coroner’s Office will make the official cause and manner of death determination, this death is being investigated as a homicide and continues to be an active investigation. Follow Twitter for updates, as appropriate.
Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.