Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Fort Carson soldier and wife killed by burglar

Police arrest teen accused of killing Ft. Carson couple
Macyo January found at Colorado Springs apartment
Lindsay Watts
Target 13 Reporter
POSTED: 11:43 PM MST Jan 14, 2013

The Colorado Springs teenager accused of murdering a Fort Carson soldier and the soldier's pregnant wife was captured at an apartment complex Thursday.

Police tracked down Macyo January, 17, at the Vistas at Citadel apartments on east Bijou Street off of Academy Boulevard. January is the only suspect in the killings of 37-year-old David Dunlap and 35-year-old Whitney Butler.

"This case was such a senseless violent crime that it really rocked our detectives to the core," said Colorado Springs police spokesperson Barbara Miller. "They've been working around the clock since Monday to identify the suspect and ultimately arrest him."

Police said Dunlap and Butler were shot to death when they walked in on a burglary at their home on Bassett Drive around noon Monday.
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Police: Carson soldier, wife killed in burglary
The Associated Press
Posted : Tuesday Jan 15, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado Springs police say a Fort Carson soldier and his wife are dead after being shot by a burglar in their home.

Police say it appears 37-year-old David Dunlap and 35-year-old Whitney M. Butler returned home around noon Monday to find a burglar, who shot them before fleeing. Coroner’s officials on Tuesday ruled their deaths homicides.

A suspect wasn’t immediately identified.