On January 27, 2020, at about 9:20 p.m., the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office communications center received a report of an injured person in the 200 block of Link Lane in Fort Collins. Deputies arrived and found one deceased male outside a building on the property. The area was secured and investigators responded.
On January 31, the Larimer County Coroner’s Office identified the decedent as 38-year-old Timothy Bryant of Fort Collins and his death was ruled a homicide. On February 1, LCSO investigators arrested Nicole Lenae Gibson (10/10/1979) of Laramie, WY in connection with the homicide. She was booked into the Larimer County Jail on allegations of 1st Degree Murder (class 1 felony) and Tampering with Physical Evidence (class 6 felony) and was assigned NO BOND at her first court appearance on February 3. Investigators have secured a 1st Degree Murder arrest warrant for the other suspect in this case and are asking for the public’s help to locate him. Efren Jose Almeida (09/10/1985) is 5’9”, 180 pounds. Almeida is transient and is known to drive a white 2006 Lincoln Town Car with unknown or no license plates Anyone with information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of Efren Almeida is asked to call LCSO Investigator Steve Gates at 970-498-5169. No further information will be released at this time.