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5 things you need to know - Oct. 18, 2019

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Posted at 5:56 AM, Oct 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-18 08:27:14-04

Good morning southern Colorado and happy Friday! Here's what you need to know to get you started on your day.

Pueblo Police looking for help identifying homicide victim

The Pueblo Police Department is investigating a homicide following the discovery of a body inside a suitcase, left inside a dumpster at a car wash. Police have released new details on the suspect vehicle and details on the victim.

"Boo at the Zoo" returns to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo starting tonight

Things are about to get spooky at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. "Boo at the Zoo" kicks off tonight from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Families can enjoy a lighted pumpkin patch with 60 jack-o-lanterns, a 2,000 square foot haunted house and more.

Windy today with a cold front bringing a few isolated showers

Warm and windy today with a steep drop in temperatures late today and tonight after a cold front blows through. Behind the front, a few showers will be possible in the Sangre De Cristos, Pikes Peak Region, and plains. Dry air is going to make it very difficult for any rain to actually hit the ground.

Frazee due back in court for pre-trial hearing Friday

The man accused of killing his former fiancé last November will return to court Friday for a final hearing before his murder trial. Patrick Frazee, 33, faces eight total counts, including first-degree murder, for the killing of Kelsey Berreth. Berreth was last seen on Nov. 22.

Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off takes place this weekend

It's time once again for the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off , where pumpkin growers compete for the title of heaviest pumpkin. The event had been held in Old Colorado City in the past, but is moving to a new home this year. Winners for the pumpkin contest can win $1,400 dollars.