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Death Investigation Update

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 10:20 AM [RELEASE AT WILL]


Friday morning at 9:10, officers responded to a report of a possible stabbing at the Park Ridge Apartments located at 2618 W. Serendipity Circle off Academy Boulevard.


Officers quickly arrived to find an adult male deceased from apparent trauma.  The Coroner has completed an autopsy and has ruled the manner of death as Homicide and the cause as Stabbing.


The victim has been identified as 46 year old, Colorado Springs resident, Mr. Gregory Martin.  Mr. Martin was a maintenance worker at the apartment complex.


It is believed that the victim interrupted an apparent burglary in progress when he was confronted by the suspect.


Alert citizen reports led to a person of interest who was detained by officers and ultimately arrested.  Isaiah Ramon Jackson, a resident at the same apartment complex has been charged with 1st degree Murder and 1st degree Burglary.


Detectives continue to actively work this Death Investigation.