PUEBLO WEST, Colo. — A suspicious death investigation that began on Monday is now being investigated as a homicide, and we now know the victim was a 13-year-old girl.

At about 10:45 a.m. on June 27, deputies with the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 600 block of East Clarion Drive on a report of a person who was unresponsive. When they arrived, they found the person deceased, and labeled the death suspicious.

On Wednesday, the Pueblo County Coroner announced on Twitter that 13-year-old Haley Perkins’ death is now being investigated as a homicide. She was killed inside her own home, according to the Coroner.

Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information about this incident or anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area is asked to call the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office at (719) 583-6250 or call Crime Stoppers at (719) 542-STOP (7867) or go online at www.pueblocrimestoppers.com.