Suspect Identified in Leadville Homicide


LAKEWOOD — A warrant for first-degree murder has been issued for the suspect believed to be involved in the alleged homicide of a Leadville man occurring on May 2, 2016.


Matthew James Haley (DOB: 10/17/1986) is wanted in connection with the stabbing death of Jordan Gausman, an employee at the Silver Dollar Saloon (315 Harrison Ave.) in Leadville, occurring at 11:30 p.m. on Monday night.


Haley is considered armed and dangerous.


Anyone with information about Haley’s whereabouts is asked to call police.


It’s believed an argument between Haley and Gausman turned physical at the bar. Gausman later died from his injuries.


The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Leadville Police Department, Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the 5th Judicial District Attorney’s Office are investigating the incident.
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