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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