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Suspicious Death Upgraded to Homicide


April 12, 2017

On Saturday, April 8, at approximately 4:52 p.m., El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 21800 block of East Highway 24 regarding a found body. When deputies arrived on scene they located a deceased male.

Through the course of the investigation and processing the scene, the Sheriff’s Office stated the suspicious death investigation was upgraded to a homicide investigation.

Sheriff’s officials said the identity of the victim will not be released until positive identification has been made by the Coroner's Office and the next of kin has been notified.

At this time there is no suspect information and the Sheriff’s Office is urging the community to be vigilant.

If you see anything out of the ordinary for your area or have any information you feel might be pertinent to this investigation, please contact the Sheriff's Office at 719-390-5555.


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