“Homicide Investigation Upgraded After Death of Larry Derrick Maes”

By | August 9, 2023



The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death that has now been upgraded to a homicide. The victim, Larry Derrick Maes, was found dead inside a white SUV with a single gunshot wound. No arrests have been made yet, and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact the PCSO. Justin Reutter, Pueblo Chieftain reported

The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is now treating a suspicious death case as a homicide, as confirmed by the county coroner’s office. Deputies from the PCSO were initially called to investigate a vehicle accident on Tenderfoot Lane in Pueblo West, where they discovered the lifeless body of Larry Derrick Maes inside a white SUV. Initially categorized as a suspicious death, the coroner’s office later revealed that Maes had died from a single gunshot wound, prompting the investigation to be upgraded to a homicide. At this time, no arrests have been made, and the PCSO is withholding further details, including any involvement of other vehicles or individuals in the incident. The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is urged to contact the PCSO or Pueblo Crime Stoppers. In other Pueblo public safety news, a local man is scheduled to stand trial for the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend in March 2022. For any inquiries or leads related to this case, please reach out to Justin at jreutterma@gannett.com. Remember to support local news by subscribing to The Pueblo Chieftain..