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Man charged with murder of Pueblo woman found dead in May

Pueblo Police
Posted at 9:28 PM, May 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-19 17:05:47-04

PUEBLO — The Pueblo Police Department has charged Tyler Mitchell with 1st Degree Murder in connection to the suspicious death of 33-year-old Chelsea Longshore.

Police initially named Mitchell a person of interest and he was arrested on warrants unrelated to Longshore's death.

On Tuesday, May 31, officers conducted a welfare check on a person living on the 3000 block of N Elizabeth Street. Several people had reported they had not seen their neighbor in several days.

When officers arrived they found the woman, who was dead. Police say that the circumstances surrounding her death were suspicious.

The Pueblo County Coroner identified the victim as 33-year-old Chelsea Longshore of Pueblo. According to the coroner, Longshore was the victim of a gunshot wound.

Next of kin has been notified.

Details on how Tyler Mitchell knows the deceased and may be connected have not been released.

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