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Victim: Essel Levin
Victim: Essel Levin

Case Description

File Number: 81-26006

The Victim: Ms. Essel Levin, 45 years of age.

The Crime: On November 19, 1981 at approximately 11:17 p.m., officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department were dispatched to 1903 Sussex Lane regarding an unresponsive female at this location. When officers arrived, they located the body of Ms. Essel Levin, lying face down in bushes near the front porch of the residence.

The Investigation: It was determined that Ms. Levin had sustained a gunshot wound from close range to her head. The investigation into her death remains open.  

The Colorado Springs Police Department Homicide Cold Case Unit is currently responsible for approximately 90 unsolved homicide cases dating back to 1949. CSPD considers a case to be cold if it remains unsolved for more than one year.


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