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Pueblo Police arrest homicide suspect following standoff

Pueblo Police
Posted at 11:57 AM, Jul 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-29 17:41:41-04

PUEBLO — Pueblo Police were able to take a homicide suspect into custody following a standoff on 11th St Thursday afternoon.

According to Pueblo Police Department's public information officer Frank Ortega, the suspect barricade themselves in a car when approached by police.

There was a large police presence as officers worked to come to a peaceful resolution. A taser was deployed to get control of the suspect.

Police have not released the name of the person involved.

The suspect is accused of killing Darren Michael Castillo whose body was found on the side of a home in the 300 block of E. Center Dr on Tuesday.

After officers obtained a search warrant for the property, they found Castillo's body which appeared to have been outside for several days.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Pueblo Police department.

To remain anonymous, you can contact Pueblo Crime Stopper at (719)-542-7867 or click here.

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