Homicide Arrest - 3300 block of Knoll Lane

The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased female who was found with a gunshot wound on November 23, 2018, in the 3300 block of Knoll Lane. The victim was identified as Candace R. Jones, 35 years of age and a resident of Colorado Springs.

The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Homicide/Assault Unit arrested Jamie Crawford, 28 years of age and a resident of Colorado Springs, for Murder in the First Degree.

Ms. Jones’ death is the 32nd homicide investigated by the Colorado Springs Police Department in 2018. The City of Colorado Springs investigated 27 homicides at this time last year. This continues to be an active investigation.

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.

On November 23, 2018, at approximately 8:59 PM, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the 3300 block of Knoll Lane on reported shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located an adult female outside an apartment, with what appears to be a gunshot wound. The Colorado Springs Fire Department arrived and confirmed the on-scene death.

The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section responded to the scene and assumed responsibility for this investigation. This death is being investigated as a homicide and continues to be an active investigation. Follow Twitter for updates, as appropriate.