Sex Assault Suspect Found Dead

A suspect in the sex assault of a child is dead after police officers attempted to make contact with that person. Colorado Springs police found him with a single gunshot wound at a home on the 2900 block of Strauss Lane.

According to CSPD, officers went to make contact with the suspect Monday night. When arriving at the home on Strauss Lane, officers learned the suspect had two children with him in the house.

Officer made contact on the phone, and the suspect agreed to let the children out of the house.

Officers were not able to make contact with the suspect after that. After entering the house, they found the suspect dead with single gunshot wound.

Officers found the children unharmed and sleeping, inside the house.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.