Death Investigation - Vicinity of Las Vegas Street and Tejon Street

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On April 11, 2018, the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section began follow up on information relating to a body being dumped along Fountain Creek, southeast of Las Vegas Street and Tejon Street. This area is described as a wooded marshy area. Homicide detectives and members of the Metro Crime Lab Crime Scene Investigators respond to the area and located a severely decomposed body in this “wetland” area. The identity and cause of death are unknown.

This investigation is in its very early stages. Additional updates as appropriate.      

Anyone with information or 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.