COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV/Gray News) - Police in Colorado are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect after a body was found in a suitcase in a dumpster.
These are tattoos on the victim, a female who was wearing an Air Force T-shirt and M&M candy shorts when her body was found. (Source: Pueblo PD)
Pueblo police were called to the area of Ivywood Lane and Vinewood Lane near S. Pueblo Boulevard at about 9:23 in the morning on Thursday. At first, officers weren't sure if a body had been dumped or if it was some type of prop for Halloween. The entire dumpster was towed from the scene by authorities.
A woman’s body was found inside a suitcase in the dumpster. Police are reporting the woman had a very distinctive clown tattoo. When she was found she was wearing an Air Force T-shirt and M&M candy shorts. Her identity has not been released to the public as of Friday at 6:15 p.m.
A suspect is seen on surveillance video pulling up to the dumpster at about 6:42 a.m. on Thursday. The suspect gets out of the car, opens the dumpster and then opens the trunk of the car. The suspect is then seen pulling the suitcase out of the trunk and dumping it before leaving the scene.
The suspect was driving a small, dark-blue 4-door sedan, according to police.
Police say Antonio Cuevas is a person of interest in the case. Police made it clear Cuevas was not considered a suspect in the case as of Friday afternoon.
If you have any information on this case, please call Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 719-542-STOP (542-7867).
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