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Woman found dead during domestic violence call in El Paso County

Posted at 2:15 PM, Apr 15, 2019

EL PASO COUNTY – The Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic violence call in the early hours of Sunday morning where they discovered a dead body upon arrival.

1900 block of Hallam Ave.

Deputies were called to Hallam Ave. where they found the body of 21-year-old Alexandria Morris.

Police have ruled Morris’ death as a homicide.

The Coroner’s Office will determine a specific cause of death once they have all the information to make a ruling.

Ryker Scott mugshot (Courtesy El Paso County Sheriff’s Office)

Ryker Scott was booked into the El Paso County Jail on first-degree murder and is being held without bond.

This is the second homicide in 2019 for unincorporated El Paso County.