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City of Colorado Springs / Police / News

Homicide
Wednesday, January 28, 2015


On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, officers from the Sand Creek Division of the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to a local residence to investigate a report of an unresponsive child. The responding officers discovered the child was being transported to Memorial Central Hospital.

Detectives from the Colorado Springs Police Department Crimes Against Children Unit responded to assist with the investigation and later determined the child was suffering from injuries that were suspicious in nature. The child was later transported to Denver Children’s Hospital for further treatment.

On Saturday January 17the child died as a result of the injuries.

Detectives from the Crimes Against Children Unit arrested 20 year old Raul Alvarado for Murder in the First Degree and 22 year old Mayra Juarez for Child Abuse Resulting in Death. No other arrests are anticipated.

The victim is a 2 year old male. This was the first homicide in Colorado Springs in 2015.

The investigation is ongoing at this time and no additional information is available at this time.

Raul Alvarado

Myra Juarez