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Pueblo Police arrest suspect who strangled man to death

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Pueblo Police arrested a suspect involved in homicide after a suspicious death on early Christmas Eve. 

Police arrested 38-year old Michael Mills after officers found a dead man in the Casa Del Sol Apartments at 1725 Constitution Rd. Officers said the victim was later identified as 63-year old Sammy Martinez.

After performing an autopsy, coroners confirmed the cause of Martinez's death was due to being strangled. Detectives discovered Martinez was with Mills earlier that night.

Police issued a warrant for Mills for First Degree Murder on Dec 28. Police said they arrested Mills around 9:00 a.m. Friday, he was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Pueblo County Detention Center.  

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