Second arrest made in Aguilar homicide

Angel Waln

After a man was found dead alongside a Las Animas County in early May, two people have been arrested in connection to the homicide investigation.

According to the Colorado Bureau of Investigations, Domenic Damelio, 20, was arrested a few weeks after the body was discovered. On Monday the CBI announced that Angel Waln, 47, was also arrested in connection to the death on August 6. 

Waln was arrested on multiple charges including conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit second-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree kidnapping, and other charges. 

The CBI said Burchard Mitchell, 39, was found dead May 9 alongside Country Road 43.7 about two miles west of Aguilar. Investigators said his death was a homicide. 

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