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Colorado Springs police arrest 2nd suspect in East Platte murder

COLORADO SPRINGS - Two men have been arrested in the murder of a 24-year-old in Colorado Springs

Deddrick Davontae Hill was found on Tuesday in the 600 block of East Hills Road. 

A 16-year-old was arrested in the case two days before. 

Both are facing first-degree murder charges, according to Colorado Springs police. 

KRDO NewsChannel 13 obtained an arrest affidavit on Tuesday, detailing the night Conte' El-Smith was killed.

Affidavit: Surveillance footage pieces together murder in Colorado Springs

According to CSPD, investigators have security footage showing two men, one armed with a firearm, assaulting Conte' El-Smith on the night of October 30. They were all inside a business in the 2200 block of East Platte when one of the men fired his weapon killing El-Smith. 

 


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