Case Detail

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Detrick Davis Sturm

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: 5' 3"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 121 lbs


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 02/14/1985

Occupation: Student

Agency: Colorado Springs Police Department

City: Colorado Springs

Date of Birth: 06/11/1972

County: El Paso

Date of Death: 02/14/1985

Agency Case #: 85-4771

Age: 13

Judicial District: 4th Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Unknown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

On February 14, 1985, 37 year old Cassandra Rundle and her two children, 12 year old Detrick Sturm and 10 year old Melanie Sturm were located in their residence brutally murdered. On February 14, 1985, Colorado Springs Police Department officers were called to the residence in the southwestern portion of Colorado Springs on a report of the possible homicide of Cassandra Rundle. Upon arrival officers also discovered the remains of her two children, Detrick and Melanie Sturm. The El Paso Coroner determined Cassandra, Detrick, and Melanie died as a result of strangulation and both Cassandra and Melanie had been sexually assaulted. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Colorado Springs Police Department.

Related Cases

Photo Case Name Case #
Cassandra Rundle 85-4771
Melanie Sturm 85-4771

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

Colorado Springs Police Department

Colorado Springs


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