19-year-old arrested in deaths of teens found on side of road

Police have made an arrest in the murders of two teens in El Paso County.

KUSA - An arrest has been made in connection to the deaths of two teens whose bodies were found on the side of a road in El Paso County.

Deputies say the bodies of Derek Benjamin Greer, 15, and Natalie Partita, 16, were found on the side of Old Pueblo Road about 3 miles south of Hanover Road by a man who was leaving his home in Fountain.

Their manner of death has been ruled a homicide.

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Gustavo Marquez, 19, was booked for two counts of each first-degree murder, kidnapping, aggravated robbery and child abuse resulting in death.

The investigation continues, and anyone with information is urged to call 719-520-6666.

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