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Donald Robert Laabs

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: 5' 9"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 150 lbs


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 12/18/1975


Agency: Colorado Springs Police Department

City: Colorado Springs

Date of Birth: 03/21/1947

County: El Paso

Date of Death: 12/18/1975

Agency Case #: 75-D21710

Age: 28

Judicial District: 4th Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Brown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

On Thursday, December 18, 1975, The Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of an apparently deceased male in a vehicle stopped along I-25 near the Arvada Street exit. Upon arriving, officers found 28 year old Donald R. Laabs, deceased from gunshot wounds. Donald Robert Laabs, was a Sergeant with the Manitou Springs Police Department. Dozens of persons associated with Sergeant Laabs, both personally and professionally, were interviewed over the next several months; however no viable suspect(s) were identified. The investigation into Sergeant Donald Laabs's death remains open. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Colorado Springs Police Department.

If you have any information about this case, please contact:

Colorado Springs Police Department

Colorado Springs


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