Machete Bandit Connected To Woman's Slaying

Arrests Made In 5-Month-Old Homicide

El Paso County sheriff's deputies have charged two people in the death of a 32-year-old Colorado Springs woman who was found underneath a mobile home.

Crysta Chisholm's body was found stuffed under a trailer near Manitou Springs on March 12, reported the Colorado Springs Gazette.

Howard York was living in the trailer where the body was found. He and Danielle Trujillo have been charged in connection with Chisholm's death.

York is already in jail for a previous conviction of using a machete to rob a Colorado Springs pizza restaurant. He was sentenced to 17 years in prison, but his conviction did not address the question of Chisholm's death.

Deputies applied for an arrest warrant for York on Aug. 15, the Gazette reported.

Trujillo, 44, has been charged with suspicion of accessory to first-degree murder and is being held on a $500,000 bond.

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