Crime

Man sentenced for 2017 shooting deaths of Colorado Springs teens

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A man has been sentenced for his role in the shooting deaths of two Colorado Springs teens. 

Diego Chacon, 20, was one of the two people accused of firing the shots that killed 15-year-old Derek Greer and 16-year-old Natalie Partida in March 2017. Chacon pled guilty December 3 to two counts of second-degree murder. He was sentenced Wednesday to a total of 65 years in prison--32.5 years for each victim. 

Derek and Natalie, both Coronado High School students, were found dead near Pikes Peak International Raceway on March 12, 2017. Arrest affidavits indicated two suspects were responsible for firing the shots that killed Derek and Natalie. A total of 10 people were charged in connection with the deaths. 


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