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Second suspect arrested in connection to East Platte homicide

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Picture of 23-year-old Deddrick Davonte Hill, wanted in connection to a homicide in Colorado Springs on Nov. 6. Picture of 23-year-old Deddrick Davonte Hill, wanted in connection to a homicide in Colorado Springs on Nov. 6.

Colorado Springs Police arrested a second suspect wanted in connection to a homicide off of E. Platte Ave. on Oct. 30.

CSPD's tactical enforcement unit took 23-year-old Deddrick Davonte Hill into custody Tuesday on suspicion of first-degree murder. Prior to his arrest, Police considered Hill to be armed and dangerous.

Officers had also arrested a 16-year-old in connection to the crime Sunday.

Hill and the teenager are suspected of killing 24-year-old Conte Emanuel Smith’El on Oct. 30 in the 2200 block of East Platte Ave. Police have released no other information about what led up to the killing.

Anyone with additional information about the case is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000 or the anonymous tip line at  (719) 634-STOP (7867).

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