Jun 24, 2013 6:51 PM by Connie Murphy

CSPD investigate a dead body

Police are investigating a dead body found in a field. According to Colorado Springs Police, a caller called dispatch Monday around 2:20 p.m., to report a body in a field behind Walgreens Drug Store at S. Academy and Chelton.

Police say the victim is a male and sustained apparent trauma to the body. The Coroner's Office will perform an autopsy to positively identify the victim along with the cause and manner of death. Members of the Violent Crimes Unit have been on scene collecting evidence and looking for potential witnesses.

No other details are available at this time. If you have any information that would help investigators, you are asked to call Colorado Springs police at 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.




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