Victim identified in homicide in downtown Colorado Springs alley

Death at Tejon and Cimarron
Posted at 6:51 AM, Oct 11, 2022

Before 8 pm Monday, CSPD Officers were sent out on a report of an assault in progress near the intersection of Cimarron St and Tejon St in downtown Colorado Springs.

The body of a man was found in the alley near the McDivitt Law Firm. The El Paso County Coroner's Office has identified the victim as 41-year-old Kelty Marron.

Police have arrested 34-year-old Luke Herndon on a charge of murder in the 2nd degree. According to police, the suspect and victim knew each other.

No information on a possible motive has been released.

Kelty's death is the 40th homicide of the year in Colorado Springs.

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