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Posted on: May 18, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Windsor Police Department Investigates Homicide

UPDATE: 5-29-15

New information now reveals the fatal shooting of John Jacoby and Cori Romero are linked. John Jacoby was fatally shot on County Road 15 south of County Road 72 at approximately 10:00 am, May 18 where it appears he was traveling northbound on his bicycle. Cori Romero was shot while driving from East Harmony Road onto the on-ramp to southbound I-25 around 11:15 p.m. on April 22.

A formal task force has been established including the Windsor Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, both Weld County District Attorney’s Office and Larimer County District Attorney’s Office and additional resources as needed.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a reward up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction. The Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and prosecution.

The Town of Windsor Police Department is asking residents to remain vigilant and be aware of their surroundings. Please report any suspicious activity to the Town of Windsor Police Department at 970-674-6400.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-Tips (8477) or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) by typing “NOCO plus your message.”

This investigation is ongoing and further updates will be provided once available.

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UPDATE: 5-26-15

The investigation into the John Jacoby shooting is continuing. Numerous tips are being investigated. The Windsor Police Department is interested in talking to anyone who was in the area of Weld County Road 15 and Weld County Road 72 on May 18th, 2015 between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. If you have any information please contact the Windsor Police Department at 970-674-6400.
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UPDATE: 5-22-15

As of 11:30 a.m. this morning, the Windsor Police Department continues to investigate the homicide of John Jacoby. Investigators are following up on leads provided by the public. No new information is available at this time.

The Windsor Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance with this case. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-Tips (8477) or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) by typing “NOCO plus your message.”

Residents are asked to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the Town of Windsor Police Department at 970-674-6400.

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UPDATE: 5-19-15

As of 10:00 a.m., May 19th, 2015 the investigation into the fatal shooting at County Road 15 and County Road 72 continues. The FBI is assisting the Windsor Police Department with the investigation. Area law enforcement has been notified of the situation that occurred in Windsor. The public has been helping in responding with tips and the Windsor Police Department is following-up on any information received.

The Windsor Police Department is asking residents to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the Town of Windsor Police Department at 970-674-6400.

The public is encouraged to submit tips on this crime to the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers.
-Call the Hotline: 1-800-222-Tips (8477)
-Text Tips: Text "NOCO plus your message" to 274637 (CRIMES)
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PREVIOUS INFORMATION FROM 5/18/2015:

A fatal shooting occurred at approximately 10:00 a.m., May 18th, 2015 of a bicyclist traveling northbound on County Road 15 near County Road 72.

The victim was found by a passing motorist. Emergency personnel were called to the scene at which time the individual was pronounced dead. The victim was shot twice. This is being investigated as a homicide by the Town of Windsor Police Department.

The victim, John Jacoby, was 48 years old and was a part-time Park Caretaker with the Town of Windsor.

The investigation is ongoing and further updates will be provided when more information is received.

The Police Department is asking residents to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the Town of Windsor Police Department 970-674-6400.

The public is encouraged to submit tips on this crime to the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers.
Call the Hotline: 1-800-222-Tips (8477)
Text Tips: Text "NOCO plus your message" to 274637 (CRIMES)

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