Colorado Suspect Accused of Fatally Stabbing Man In Chest Arrested, Police Say

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Source: Canon City Police Department; UNSPLASH

Jun. 28 2022, Published 3:23 p.m. ET

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A Colorado suspect was taken into custody on multiple charges in connection to the stabbing death of a man, authorities said.

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Dustin Mitchell, 33, currently faces counts of first-degree murder, burglary, menacing, domestic violence, assault, and violation of a protection order, KRDO reported.

Shortly before 2 a.m. on June 24, Canon City police officers responding to the report of a stabbing found a 21-year-old man with knife wounds to his chest.

The victim, who has not been publicly identified, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

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Police identified Mitchell as a suspect in the murder but have not released further details about a possible motive in the case, according to KRDO.

He was being held without bond at the Fremont County jail.


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