New hearing this week for man accused in deaths of two Colorado Springs teens

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COLORADO SPRINGS — After 10 days of deliberations, a jury was not able to agree on murder or conspiracy to commit murder charges against Marco Garcia-Bravo.

Garcia-Bravo was accused of killing two Colorado Springs teenagers, execution style, in 2017. Court documents state, the two teenagers were kidnapped and later killed over a stolen purse.

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The bodies of Derek Greer and Natalie Partida were found in March of 2017.

The bodies of 15-year-old Derek Greer and 16-year-old Natalie Partida were found on March 12, 2017, near the Pikes Peak International Raceway.

On Monday, Garcia-Bravo was convicted on a single count of accessory to a crime, according to the Associated Press.

The AP reported that the holdout juror told the court there was a “zero-percent” change she would change her mind.

A prosecutor asked the judge for a re-trial on the counts on which jurors could not agree.

According to prosecutors, the following charges were submitted to the jury for their consideration:

  • Murder in the First Degree (Intent and Deliberation) (Natalie) – no verdict reached
  • Murder in the First Degree (Intent and Deliberation) (Derek) – no verdict reached
  • Murder in the First Degree (Felony Murder – Kidnapping) (Natalie) – no verdict reached
  • Murder in the First Degree (Felony Murder – Kidnapping) (Derek) – no verdict reached
  • Child Abuse Resulting in Death (F2) (Derek) – no verdict reached
  • Conspiracy to Commit Murder in the First Degree (Natalie) – Not guilty
  • Conspiracy to Commit Murder in the First Degree (Derek) – Not guilty
  • Murder in the First Degree (Felony Murder – Robbery) (Natalie) – Not guilty
  • Murder in the First Degree (Felony Murder – Robbery) (Derek) – Not guilty
  • Second Degree Kidnapping (Derek) – no verdict reached
  • Second Degree Kidnapping (Natalie) – no verdict reached
  • Aggravated Robbery (Derek) – Not guilty
  • Conspiracy to Commit Second Degree Kidnapping (Natalie) – Not guilty
  • Conspiracy to Commit Second Degree Kidnapping (Derek) – Not guilty
  • Accessory to Crime – Guilty
Marco Garcia-Bravo was charged in connection with the deaths of two Colorado Springs teenagers.

A hearing is set for Thursday at 8:30 a.m.

A total of ten people were charged in connection with the killings – all but Garcia-Bravo accepted plea deals to avoid a criminal trial.

This article will be updated.

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