(COLORADO SPRINGS) — A second person has been arrested in connection with the homicide of 49-year-old Jose Delgado-Diaz, who was killed a short distance away from a fire that occurred at a homeless camp at B street, in the Stratmoor Hills area.

According to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPSO) on Monday, Oct. 10 just before 2 a.m. EPSO deputies, along with fire agencies responded to a large fire in a homeless camp near B Street.

Later that morning just before 6:30 a.m. deputies were called to a business near the fire about a man who appeared to have been shot. Deputies arrived to find Delgado-Diaz with at least one stab wound to his chest. Deputies attempted life-saving measures, but Delgado-Diaz died on the scene.

EPSO said as a result of their investigation they arrested 64-year-old Gregory Paul Lee for alleged First Degree Murder. EPSO also identified Gabriel Lee Clark as a suspect in the homicide.

  • Gabriel Lee Clark mugshot from El Paso County Sheriff's Office
  • Man charged for killing alleged suspect of homeless camp fire, police say

On Oct. 21 EPSO detectives along with deputies found and arrested Clark for First Degree Murder in connection to the death of Delgado-Diaz.

EPSO said this case continues to be an active investigation.