Homicide

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Death of Pagosa Springs man is ruled a homicide

The death of a 29-year-old man who was shot in the head and left in the woods outside Pagosa Springs has officially been ruled a homicide, according to the Archuleta County Coroner. “We ruled this...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Texas trio charged with first-degree murder in Lightner Creek shooting

A shooting death that occurred last month in a mobile home park three miles west of Durango was part of a marijuana robbery, according to charging documents made public Friday. Three suspects –...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Three homicide suspects make first court appearance

Three people arrested in connection with a shooting death at a mobile home park three miles west of Durango were advised of their rights and possible charges Thursday in La Plata County Combined...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Two arrests made in Archuleta County shooting death

Law enforcement has made two arrests in connection with a shooting death Sunday in Archuleta County. The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office released few details Monday, including where the incident...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Suspects in Durango shooting death identified

Police have arrested three people in the slaying of a Durango man who was shot Sunday in the Lightner Creek Mobile Home Park three miles west of Durango. The victim was identified as David Antonio...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sheriff’s office investigating homicide at Lightner Creek Mobile Home Park

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office is searching for three suspects considered armed and dangerous that fled the scene of a fatal shooting at about 1:15 p.m. Sunday at Lightner Creek Mobile Home...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Suspect in double homicide caught after car chase in Cortez

CORTEZ – A man suspected of killing an elderly couple in Williams, Arizona, was arrested Friday night in south Cortez after a chase involving officers from three regional law enforcement agencies,...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Murder charge filed against Durango man suspected of killing wife

A Durango man suspected of killing his wife was charged Friday with first-degree murder. Silvino Martinez-Perez, 35, faces life in prison or the death penalty if convicted of the charge. He is...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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One killed, three wounded in attack at University of Texas, police say

One person was killed and three others wounded during an attack on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin on Monday afternoon, authorities said. Jennifer Herber, a spokeswoman for the...

DATE: May 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Third man pleads guilty in home invasion, murder of student

A third man has struck a plea agreement for his role in a home invasion-style robbery that resulted in the shooting death of a Fort Lewis College student last year in Durango. Kuauhtleko Garcia,...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rick Stallings competent to stand trial in killing of Karen Cugnini

Rick Stallings will go to trial Sept. 18 for allegedly killing longtime Durango resident Karen Cugnini after a mental evaluation determined he is competent to stand trial. In November, Stallings,...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting near Oxford

A La Plata County man was shot once in the chest Tuesday morning near Oxford in what is being investigated as an attempted homicide northwest of Ignacio. The victim was identified as Michael...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News