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Second arrest made in homicide near Aguilar

Posted at 5:27 PM, Aug 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-13 20:02:06-04

AGUILAR – A second arrest has been made in the death of a 39-year-old man near Aguilar in May.

According to a release, 46-year-old Angel Waln of Trinidad was arrested last Monday at the intersection of 2nd Street and Oak Street in connection the homicide.

39-year-old Burchard Mitchell was reportedly found dead near a county road two miles west of Aguilar on May 9. 20-year-old Domenic Damelio of Trinidad was arrested on May 23 in connection the crime.

He is facing First-Degree Murder, Second-Degree Murder, and First-Degree Kidnapping charges. Waln is facing multiple charges including Conspiracy to Commit First-Degree Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Second-Degree Murder, Conspiracy to Commit First-Degree Kidnaping, and other charges.

Authorities say she is also facing additional drug charges unrelated to the murder.

The incident remains under investigation.