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Case Description 


File Number: 71-84869

The Victim: Baby Doe

The Crime: On March 28, 1971, an officer with the Colorado Springs Police Department was dispatched to the City Municipal Sewage Plant located at 811 E Las Vegas St. reference a found dead human fetus.

An employee at the water treatment center found the fetus while he was cleaning an intake baffle at the sewage treatment plant.

It was determined that the fetus was that of a white female in the approx. 5-6th month pre-birth stage. 

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