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Colorado Springs Police identify homicide victim found on S. Nevada

Sergio Garduno-Ramirez
Posted at 10:33 AM, Dec 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-09 08:07:21-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Colorado Springs Police have identified a man who died after they were found bleeding and unresponsive Saturday, November 27th, at South Nevada Avenue and East Las Vegas St.

The El Paso County coroner confirmed Friday, the identity of the 34-year-old Colorado Springs man as Sergio Garduno-Ramirez. While the coroner has not determined the cause of death at this time, Mr. Garuno-Ramiez's death is being investigated as a homicide.

Colorado Springs Police Department found Garduno-Ramirez while responding to a disturbance south of downtown Colorado Springs. Officers discovered Garduno-Ramirez severely bleeding and unresponsive.

Aid was provided on the scene before Garduno-Ramirez was transported to a local hospital. Where he later died from his injuries.

Officers later arrested 33-year-old Neil Montoya Jr., of Colorado Springs, who has been charged with First Degree Murder.

This marks the 50th homicide in the City of Colorado Springs in 2022.

This is an active investigation. Anyone with more information or who was a witness is asked to contact the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719)-444-7000. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719)-634-STOP.

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