Death Of Man Found Near Creek Bed Ruled Homicide

Homicide Investigation

Colorado Springs police say a man who was found dead near a creek bed Monday afternoon was stabbed to death.

The death has been ruled a homicide.

The man's body was found off Garden of the Gods Road near Nevada Avenue.

An autopsy was done Tuesday.

Police say the man has been identified, but his name is not been released because the family is still being notified.

This is the ninth homicide in 2014. Last year there were 12 homicides at this time.