Suspect in January homicide in Colorado Springs arrested in Mexico

Local
Edwin Figueroa Colorado Springs Police Department

A man accused of shooting and killing a teen in Colorado Springs earlier this year has been arrested in Mexico, according to police. 

Ervey Enriquez, 17, was killed in the shooting, which happened January 12 in a parking lot in the area of South Circle Drive and Airport Road. Police identified the suspect as Edwin Figueroa, 26. A warrant was issued for his arrest later that day. 

Figueroa was arrested in Mexico on March 12, according to police. The U.S. Marshals Service escorted him back to the United States, where he was held in the Los Angeles County Jail. He was extradited back to Colorado Springs March 28.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Local Stories

More Local