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James Joseph Gaughan

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: Unknown

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: Unknown


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 09/28/1960


Agency: Colorado Springs Police Department

City: Colorado Springs

Date of Birth: Unknown

County: El Paso

Date of Death: 09/28/1960

Agency Case #: 60-17505

Age: 43

Judicial District: 4th Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Unknown

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Unknown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Unknown

About this Case:

On September 29, 1960, relatives had been unable to make contact with 43 year old James Joseph Gaughan and asked police to check his home. Responding officers found Mr. Gaughan inside the home, deceased from a gunshot wound. He had lived alone, and was believed to have died the previous day, September 28, 1960. Investigation revealed Mr. Gaughan had last been seen in public at the Colorado Springs dog track on the night of Tuesday, September 27, after which he returned home alone. Evidence suggested he may have been struck in the head before being shot. 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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