Pueblo police investigate homicide, search for 2 children after finding child’s body in storage unit

The remains of a child’s body were found encased in concrete in a Pueblo storage unit on Jan. 10, and the Pueblo Police Department is investigating the death as a homicide.

In a news release Wednesday evening, police said they were called to the 600 block of West Sixth Street on the morning of Jan. 10 after someone reported finding a metal container in a storage unit filled with hardened concrete .

During their investigation, police searched the metal container and found the remains of a child.

The victim has not yet been publicly identified by the county coroner, who will release his identity after notifying his next of kin.

Police are attempting to locate two children, Jesus Dominguez and Yesenia Dominguez, to confirm their location and safety in connection with this case.

Police are seeking to locate Jesus Dominguez (left) and Yesenia Dominguez to confirm their safety after finding the body of a child encased in concrete in a storage unit on January 10. The children have not been seen since 2018 and are now believed to be around 10 years old and 9 years old.

“The investigation indicates that Jesus and Yesenia have not been seen since approximately the summer of 2018,” police said in the release. “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. “

No arrests have been made, but police have interviewed two persons of interest, according to the release. The department’s homicide investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident or the location of Jesus and Yesenia Dominguez is encouraged by Pueblo PD to contact police dispatch at 719-553-2502 or Detective Nicholas Lile at 719-601-7751.

To remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 719-542-STOP (719-542-7867) or pueblocrimestoppers.com. Information leading to a felony arrest could result in the submitting party receiving a cash reward.

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