Police investigate homicide in downtown Pueblo

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PUEBLO, Colo. (July 27) — Pueblo Police are investigating a homicide in downtown Pueblo Tuesday afternoon.

According to a witness, there is a large police presence with crime scene tape around 1st St. and Chester just west of Fountain Creek.

Pueblo Police have confirmed a man was found dead at 320 East City Center Drive around 9 a.m. The man was found on the side of a house. Police say it appears the man had been dead for two or three days.

UPDATE (July 28): The victim has been identified as Darren Castillo, 46, of Pueblo. An autopsy will determine how he died.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Cardona at (719) 320-6006 or
JCardona@pueblo.us. To remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers @ 542-STOP (542-7867) or
www.pueblocrimestoppers.com. If your Crime Stoppers information leads to a felony arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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