Homicide Arrest in 2010 Cold Case

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Update:

On Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at around 1:15 AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a possible dead body at 1248 Potter Dr., the Rustic Hills Park Apartments.  A security officer was checking the parking lot area of the apartments when he located an unresponsive male inside of a parked vehicle.  Officers and medical personnel were dispatched and upon arrival they located a male party with an apparent head trauma inside of a vehicle in the northern parking lot.  The male was transported to Memorial Hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced dead.  The male, who’s death was ruled a homicide, was later identified as 37-year-old Martique Webster of Colorado Springs.

Multiple detectives from the Colorado Springs Police Department Homicide Unit and Cold Case Unit have worked on this investigation for nearly the past decade. These investigative efforts led detectives to obtain an arrest warrant for murder in the first degree for 43-year-old Rodric Donley of Colorado Springs. On Thursday, January 23, 2019, which would have been Mr. Webster’s 47th birthday, Donley was served the arrest warrant at the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center. At the time of the arrest warrant service, Donley was being held on a December 2019 arrest for the 2014 Cold Case Homicide of Jamanion Keys.  

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.

Previous update:

Thursday, October 14, 2010 4:30 PM [RELEASE AT WILL]:

As was previously reported, on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at around 1:15 AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a possible dead body at 1248 Potter Dr, the Rustic Hills Park Apartments.  A security officer was checking the parking lot area of the apartments when he located an unresponsive male inside of a parked vehicle.  Officers and medical personnel were dispatched and upon arrival they located a male party with an apparent head trauma inside of a vehicle in the northern parking lot.  The male was transported to Memorial Hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced dead. 

The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has completed an autopsy on the man and determined he died from a gunshot wound to the head, and the manner of death was determined to be a homicide.  The victim is identified as 37 year old Martique Webster of Colorado Springs.  This is the 23rd homicide is Colorado Springs this year.  There were 17 this time last year. 

Original Release:

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 9:00 AM [RELEASE AT WILL]:

On Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at around 1:15 AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a possible dead body at 1248 Potter Dr, the Rustic Hills Park Apartments.  A security officer was checking the parking lot area of the apartments when he located an unresponsive male inside of a parked vehicle.  Officers and medical personnel were dispatched and upon arrival they located a male party with an apparent head trauma inside of a vehicle in the northern parking lot.  The male was transported to Memorial Hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced dead.  The male has not been positively identified at this time, but he appears to be in his 30’s.

 

At this time, the exact natures of the injuries to the deceased are not known.  Detectives from the Violent Crimes Homicide Section responded and are investigating the circumstances surrounding this death.  The El Paso County Coroner’s Office will be performing an autopsy in the near future to determine a cause and manner of death.

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