A homicide victim whose body was found early Friday in the Ivywild area has been identified as 34-year-old Luis Molina by the El Paso County Coroner's Office. 

His body was found in a creek bed near 115 Metzler Place around 8:30 a.m. Police, who have not said how he died, are investigating his death as a homicide.

Molina was a resident of Colorado Springs and was also known by the name "Lucky."

Woman's death in east Colorado Springs a suspected homicide

His killing is the city's 29th homicide this year, two more than the city had at this time last year.

Anyone with information is asked to call 444-7000. Those who want to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 634-7867 or 1-800-222-8477.

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