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Authorities seeking person of interest in killing of 2 teens in El Paso County

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Posted at 7:41 PM, Mar 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-21 21:41:06-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Sheriff’s deputies in El Paso County want to talk to a person of interest who may have information on the alleged murder of two Colorado Springs teenagers found dead near Fountain last week.

Deputies said they’re searching for Diego Carlos Chacon, who also goes by “Casper.”

Investigators believe Chacon might have information on the deaths of Derek Greer, 15, and Natalie Partida, 16. A suspect, Gustavo Antonia Marquez, 19, was arrested Sunday on charges of first-degree murder, kidnapping, aggravated robbery and child abuse.

The two teens were found dead in the morning of March 12 along the side of Old Pueblo Road, about a three-quarters of a mile south of Hanover Road. Investigators have not said how the teens were killed.

Anyone with information on this case should call the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at 719-390-5555.

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