Fort Collins man found dead, three arrested

KUSA - Three men from Ohio are charged in the murder of a Fort Collins man.

Devon Smeltz, 20, was reported missing by family members on August 26. His body was found on Sept. 3 in Morgan County.

Michael Gresham, Lawrence Greggs, and Joshua Baker, all 20 years old, were charged with first-degree murder in connection on Sept. 5. 

The three were stopped for traffic violations by Illinois State Police on August 27 and arrested on unrelated charges.

The suspects have been in custody in Vermilion County, Illinois since their arrest on August 27.

At this time, police have not released the circumstances how Smeltz was killed.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Detective Siobhan Seymour at 970-416-2195 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868. Crime Stoppers may also be reached through their web site at

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