Arrest made tied to deadly stabbing in Colorado Springs

Springs police say they found a badly injured man along South Nevada.
Published: Nov. 26, 2022 at 6:54 PM MST|Updated: Nov. 28, 2022 at 6:20 AM MST
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A man has died after he was found severely injured along a road just south of downtown Colorado Springs the night of Nov. 26.

Police tell 11 News they responded to the area of South Nevada and Las Vegas at 6:30 p.m. that night on a medical call and located an unconscious man suffering from apparent stab wounds. He was rushed to the hospital but succumbed to his injuries shortly after arrival.

South Nevada was closed for several hours between Las Animas Street to Mill Street but reopened the next morning.

Police confirm they are investigating the death as a homicide..

The victim was identified as 34-year-old Sergio Garduno-Ramirez by the coroner.

A suspect was taken into custody on Dec. 1. The suspect, 33-year-old Neil Montoya Jr of Colorado Springs, was charged with first-degree murder.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP. Crime Stoppers tips can be made anonymously.