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City of Colorado Springs / Police / Cold Cases & Most Wanted / Cold Cases / 2010s / 2012 - Knudsen



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Victim: Knudsen
Victim: Knudsen

File number:  12-25175

The Victim:  John Vincent Knudsen, 56 years old

The Crime:  On Wednesday August 15, 2012 at about 11:00 AM, several people utilizing the Santa Fe Trail running along the east side of Fountain Creek, south of the Cimarron Bridge, found a body lying near the wooden pedestrian bridge over Fountain Creek.  The victim had sustained multiple stab wounds, and was likely attacked where he was found. Victim was a transient with a campsite along the same trail, about ¾ of a mile away.  A blue bicycle and a dog found nearby were believed to belong to the victim. Witnesses who had been in the area less than 30 minutes earlier reported that the victim had not there at that time. 

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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