Police are attempting to identify a homicide victim found in a suitcase that was placed in a Pueblo dumpster behind a car wash on Thursday, Oct. 17.

The victim’s body was found between a commercial and residential area on Ivywood Lane after police officers responded to a report of a suspicious package or a bloody suitcase at about 9:25 a.m.

Surveillance video acquired by police from the car wash’s cameras shows a man driving up to the dumpster, taking a large suitcase from his trunk and throwing it into the dumpster.  The suspect was in the area at approximately 6:42 a.m., according to the Pueblo Police Department.

The suspect was driving a small, dark blue four-door sedan.

The victim is a female who was wearing an Air Force T-shirt, M&M candy shorts, and has several heart-shaped tattoos, according to police.

She had a very distinctive tattoo on her right thigh of a female clown. The victim’s identity is unknown.

A photo of the tattoo found on the thigh of the woman found dead in a suitcase, on Oct. 17, 2019. (Pueblo Police Department)

If you have any information about this incident, please call Capt. Bravo (719) 320-6049, Sgt. Purvis (719) 320-6047, Detective Torres (719) 320-6037, or Detective Gravatt (719) 320-6022.

To remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 542-STOP (542-7867) or www.pueblocrimestoppers.com. 

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