Sheriff's Office Names Person of Interest in Suspicious Death Case

May 14, 2020

On May 13, 2020, at approximately 1:36 PM, our Communications Center dispatched Manitou Springs Police officers to El Paso Boulevard in Manitou Springs on a Check the Welfare call.  Upon arriving on scene, officers discovered a deceased male inside a residence.

Due to suspicious circumstances found, Manitou Springs Police Department asked for the assistance of our Investigations Division.  

Bobby Joe Berry (DOB: 08/24/76) has been named as a Person of Interest in this case. He is described as a white male, 6’01”, 160 pounds, brown hair with blue eyes. 

Berry does not have a known associated vehicle, but license plates from the deceased party’s vehicle are missing, Colorado license plate, 472-VGK. 

Berry possibly has friends in the Dallas, Texas and Borger, Texas areas. If seen, please be vigilant and do not approach, he is considered armed and dangerous.

Two photos of Berry is attached to this Media Release.  Anyone with information concerning his current whereabouts is encouraged to contact the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at 719-390-5555 or contact Detective Brklich directly with any information at (719) 520-7229 or email him at [email protected]

MR 20-083