UPDATE: The deceased male has been identified as 42-year-old Brian MacDonald of Colorado Springs.  While the Coroner’s Office will determine the cause and manner of death, this incident is being investigated as a homicide. Detectives are continuing the investigation into this death. 

MacDonald’s death is the fifth homicide investigation in the City of Colorado Springs in 2022. The CSPD had not investigated any homicides at this time last year.

COLORADO SPRINGS — On Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, around 6:43 a.m., the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to a request for assistance at an address on Nichols Boulevard.

Officers found a deceased adult male suffering from obvious trauma. Detectives from the CSPD’s Violent Crime Section responded assumed responsibility for the investigation which is now being investigated as a possible homicide.

Detectives are actively working to develop information about the incident and identify those involved. No arrests have been made and additional information will be released as appropriate.

Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 719-634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.