UPDATE: Arrest made in connection of teen death


Two people are in custody in connection with the murder of a 16 year old teen.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Major Crime Unit has identified Tyler Shane Hall and Eric Duvall as the suspects in this case.

The incident occurred on January 31st, 2016 at approximately 5:00 p.m. EPSCO deputies were dispatched to the area of Flagger St. and Tangerine Ave. in Montana Vista in reference to an unresponsive person.

There they found Michael Anthony Tapia deceased as a result of gunshot wound.

Both the suspects are active duty military currently stationed at Ft. Bliss. It is believed from the investigation that the murder was narcotic related. Both Hall and Duvall have been charged for the murder of Michael Tapia and have been booked into the El Paso County Detention facility under a million dollar bond.

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