On January 20, 2024, at approximately 8:37 a.m., Pueblo Police responded to the 600 block of West 6th Street in regard to suspicious activity. Officers arrived and learned a person located a metal container in a storage unit that was filled with hardened concrete.
Based on the information learned during the initial investigation, Pueblo Police Special Victims Unit and Crime Scene Investigations Unit responded and took over the investigation. During the investigation, the metal container was searched, and the remains of a child were located within the container. The victim in this incident will be identified by the Pueblo County Coroner after appropriate notifications are made. The Pueblo Police are investigating this case as a homicide.
Police are attempting to locate two children as part of this investigation. The children have been identified as Jesus Dominguez and Yesenia Dominguez. The investigation indicates Jesus and Yesenia have not been seen since approximately the summer of 2018. Yesenia Dominguez was approximately 3 years old when she was last seen, and she would currently be 9 years old. Jesus Dominguez was approximately 5 years old when he was last seen, and he would currently be approximately 10 years old. Pueblo Police would like to confirm the location and safety of these children.
Pueblo Police have interviewed two people of interest in this case and the investigation is ongoing. There is nothing further.
If anyone has any information on this incident, you are encouraged to contact Pueblo Police dispatch at (719) 553-2502 or Detective Nicholas Lile at (719) 601-7751. If you would like to remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers @ (719) 542-STOP (719- 542-7867) or www.pueblocrimestoppers.com. If your information leads to a felony arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
The information contained in this press release is based on preliminary information available at the time of its drafting. The Pueblo Police Department’s understanding of this incident may change as additional evidence is collected, analyzed and reviewed. The Pueblo Police Department does not draw any conclusions about whether the officers acted consistent with our policies and the law until all the facts are known and the investigation is complete. The purpose of this press release is to provide timely information to the public. In consideration of the foregoing, please be advised that any statements expressed herein are subject to change at any time.