Crime

Jan 7, 2013 12:20 PM by JD Downing / Beth Peak

UPDATE: Homicide Investigation continues in La Veta

La Veta, Colo. - The investigation continues in Huerfano County where the sheriff's office is looking into a homicide.

Officials tell News 5 the incident happened just before 10pm Sunday night at a trailer home on the corner of Ryus st. and Spruce rd in La Veta.

Investigators say a 22 year old man was found dead in a home, possibly stabbed, and that an autopsy will fully reveal how he died. His name has not yet been released, pending notification of his relatives.

Our crew on the scene says officials are searching for a hispanic man in his 20's with black hair and dark colored eyes, as a person of interest in this case.

Several agencies are investigating, including Immigrations, Huerfano County Sheriff's Office, the La Veta Marshals Office, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Walsenburg Police Department.

If you have any information that could help police, you're asked to cal Crimestoppers at (719) 542-7876.

We'll stay on scene until more information becomes available and bring that you once as we get it.

 

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