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Arrest made for 4 homicides in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, and Pueblo

Carlos Ulises Diaz
Posted at 10:04 AM, May 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-27 21:40:54-04

SOUTHERN COLORADO — The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has arrested 21-year-old Carlos Ulises Diaz after law enforcement agencies from El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, the Colorado Springs Police Department, and the Pueblo Police Department identified Diaz as the single suspect in four homicide investigations.

All four homicides took place in late April of 2022. The investigations are listed below:

  • Homicide of Anthony Moore
    • The investigation began on April 21, 2022, in the 20000 Block of Longhorn Point in unincorporated El Paso County by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office
  • Homicide of Manuel Zegarelli
    • The investigation began on April 25, 2022, at 10th Street and North Hudson Avenue in Pueblo by the Pueblo Police Department
  • Homicide of Vehto Finnell-Vigil
    • The investigation began on April 25, 2022, in the 100 block of East 24th Street in Pueblo by the Pueblo Police Department
  • Homicide of Unidentified Male
    • The investigation began on April 25, 2022, at Airport Road and Murray Road in Colorado Springs by the Colorado Springs Police Department

Arrest warrants were obtained for Diaz and on May 19, 2022, Diaz was taken into custody without incident in Pueblo by detectives assigned to the Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force.

Diaz is currently being held at the El Paso County Jail on four counts of First Degree Murder.

Investigating agencies believe the suspect knew the victim and that these crimes were not related.

All agencies are following up on leads to identify any witnesses.

If you have any information about any of these investigations please contact law enforcement.

  • To report information to the Colorado Springs Police Department: 719-444-7000
  • To report information to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office: 719-520-7777
  • To report information to the Pueblo Police Department: Detective Joe Cardona at 719-240-0130 or Pueblo Police Dispatch at 719-553-2502

To remain anonymous for the Pueblo PD cases please contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 719-542-7867 or go online. To remain anonymous for the CSPD and EPSO cases please contact Pikes Peak Crime Stoppers at 719-634-7867.

Although an arrest has been made, this is an ongoing criminal investigation.
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