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Coroner identifies man found dead inside home on Pikes Peak Ave.

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Posted at 6:21 AM, Mar 21, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS — The El Paso County Coroner's Office has identified the man who was found dead inside a home on East Pikes Peak Avenue.

18-year-old Elijah Bojorquez of Colorado Springs was found dead inside the home on March 20.

Colorado Springs police have arrested 18-year-old Micah Brutto. He has been charged with murder in the second degree and possession of a weapon by a previous offender.

At approximately 7:21 p.m. Friday, March 20, the Colorado Springs Police Department's Communication Center received a report of a shooting in the 4200 block of East Pikes Peak Ave.

When offices arrived on scene, they found a man dead inside the residence.

This is the 15th homicide investigation in the City of Colorado Springs in 2020. The Colorado Springs Police Department investigated three homicides at this time last year.