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Police are investigating the death of an 83-year-old man in a home east of downtown Colorado Springs last week as a homicide, investigators said Friday.

Woman's body found near Cascade; homicide investigation underway

Gilbert Sandoval's body was found in the home in the 500 block of Custer Avenue along with a woman who was taken to a hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

On July 22, police received a request for an "urgent assist" at the home around 12:30 p.m., police reported.

No other details about the death were released, but a police spokeswoman said all parties involved are accounted for. No arrests have been announced.

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If Sandoval's death is ruled a homicide, it would be the 22nd this year in the city. Last year at this time, there had been 14 homicides, police said.

 

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