El Paso man found guilty of tampering with evidence in 2016 murder


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – An El Paso man was found guilty of tampering with evidence in the 2016 murder of Devon Leatherbury.

Richard Zeloni was found guilty on two counts of tampering with evidence and will face sentencing soon, according to the El Paso County District Attorney’s Office.

On August 17, 2016, 26-year-old Devon Leatherbury was found dead in the Northeast El Paso desert with a gunshot wound to his head.

Aaron Zeloni is the son of Richard Zeloni, and was charged with murder, unlawful possession of a firearm and tampering with evidence in 2018.

Aaron Zeloni

According to the El Paso Police Department, Tina McKenzie,48, was also arrested on June 26, 2018, for tampering or fabricating physical evidence in connection with the murder.

Tina McKenzie

Richard and Aaron Zelonis, are father and son, respectively. They were arrested nearly two years after the body of 26-year-old Devon Leatherbury was found shot in the far Northeast El Paso desert.

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