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Final Update: Death Investigation

Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 3:00PM [RELEASE AT WILL]


Following an autopsy, the victim has been identified as 34 year old, Norzell Badger Jr.  The manner of death has been ruled a homicide and the cause listed as stabbing.  Mr. Badgers murder marks the 26th this year for the city.


Monday, October 14, 2013, 9:05 PM [RELEASE AT WILL]


Suspect, Avery James JACKSON is now in-custody.  Thank you for the media assistance.  


Monday, October 14, 2013, 6:20 PM [RELEASE AT WILL]


The CSPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a named suspect regarding this death investigation.  An arrest warrant for Murder in the First Degree has been issued for:


Avery James Jackson
Black Male, Age 17
Height 5-08 135 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes


If anyone has information about this case please call (719) 444-7000; or you may call Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers, Inc. at (719) 634-STOP (7867); you do not have to give your name and could earn a cash reward.


Monday, October 14, 2013, 7:30 AM [RELEASE AT WILL]


On Monday, October 14th, 2013 at about 1:54AM, Officers of the Sand Creek Division of the Colorado Springs Police Department were dispatched to the 100 block of Chelton Road in reference to a stabbing.


Upon arrival, officers located a 34 year old male victim suffering from obvious stab wounds.  This party was transported to an area hospital where he later was pronounced dead.


The CSPD Homicide Unit responded and is currently in the very early stages of the investigation.  The suspect(s) in this case are known to police and there does not appear to be any danger to the general public.


The 100 block of Chelton Road will be closed due to the investigation until approximately 9AM.  The motoring public is advised to use an alternate route to avoid any delays in their morning commute.