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Joseph Talahytewa

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: Unknown

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: Unknown


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 02/07/1996


Agency: Colorado Springs Police Department

City: Colorado Springs

Date of Birth: 11/10/1955

County: El Paso

Date of Death: 02/12/1996

Agency Case #: 96-5342

Age: 41

Judicial District: 4th Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Native American

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Brown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Black

About this Case:

On February 7, 1996, 40 year old, Joseph Talahytewa, a homeless male was hospitalized and succumbed to his injuries several days later. Police were called on a report that a person had been assaulted near the Pikes Peak Liquor Store on the corner of Pikes Peak and Wahsatch Boulevard. Hours after undergoing surgery Mr. Talahytewa slipped into a coma and never regained consciousness. He died on February 12, 1996. The investigation revealed a fight took place during the afternoon of February 7, 1996 behind the Pikes Peak Liquor Store. Mr. Talahytewa was able to communicate that he was assaulted by two people. 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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