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Man wanted in connection to Saguache County homicide arrested

Donald Garcia, 45, was wanted in connection to the death of a Salida man in his 50s, according to a release from CBI.
Credit: Saguache County Sheriff’s Office

SAGUACHE COUNTY, Colo. — The Saguache County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) has arrested a 45-year-old man in connection to a homicide Sunday morning, according to a release from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Donald Garcia, 45 was arrested early Tuesday morning in an abandoned camper in the town of Saguache, CBI said.

The release said SCSO deputies responded just before 4:30 a.m. to a home on the 800 block of Gunnison Avenue in Saguache for a report of an injured man.

A Salida man in his 50s was discovered by deputies and eventually died from his injuries, according to the release.

Garcie is being held at the Saguache County jail without bond. He is facing a charge of first-degree murder.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call SCSO at 719-655-2544.

The victim's name is being withheld until the family can be notified.

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