[Hpn] Murdered Homeless Person Indentified In Colorado Spring s

Susan Forrest SFORREST@APLA.ORG
Tue, 12 Sep 2000 07:06:56 -0700


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> Sent:	Tuesday, September 12, 2000 6:59 AM
> Subject:	[Hpn] Murdered Homeless Person Indentified In Colorado
> Springs
> 
> 
> This is from our daily paper. If anyone on this list has any information
> on 
> this man, it certainly would be appreciated. He seems to be a real unknown
> 
> locally. Did he stay at a facility you are involved with?
> Not noted in the articles on this incident, the location where this man
> was 
> sleeping is two blocks from our main Red Cross Shelter - which had around
> 40 
> empty beds, most of which are in the single men's section....
> Matt Parkhouse, Colorado Springs, CO
> 
> Dead man identified
> 
> Victim discovered under bridge
> 
> Police used fingerprints to identify the homeless man found dead under the
> 
> Cimarron Street Bridge bridge Saturday.
> 
> John Michael Jones, 42, died of massive head trauma in an apparent
> homicide, 
> according to Colorado Springs police. His last known address was
> Louisville, 
> Ky. Police have no suspects.
> 
> Jones was the second homeless man killed in Colorado Springs this year.
> His 
> body was found inside a blue sleeping bag with only the head visible. 
> 
> Three men walking under the bridge near Conejos Street spotted him
> Saturday 
> morning.
> 
> A worker at the Marian House soup kitchen recognized the man from a police
> 
> photograph, saying she had seen him the previous day with a battered face
> and 
> asked him to get help.
> 
> The Gazette
> 
> 
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