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3 arrested in murder of Aurora man whose body was found in a ditch

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Posted at 6:27 PM, Jun 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-07 20:31:18-04

AURORA, Colo. — Police in Aurora announced Thursday that three people were arrested in connection with the murder of a man found shot to death in January.

William Ardoin, 34, was booked on suspicion of first-degree murder. Two others — Barbara Walker, 29, and Raymond Walker Sr., 64 — are facing accessory charges. 

The charges allege Ardoin shot and killed Erik Leon Baker, 44, on December 31, 20107, and then dumped his body in a ditch where it was discovered days later by a passerby near East 26th Avenue and North Himalaya Road.

Police documents indicate the shooting was over a gun and drug deal. 

No other details were immediately available.