Crime

Jul 10, 2011 2:08 PM by John Romero

Two arrested in connection with murder

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a murder in Southwestern Colorado Springs.

23 year old Rodrigo Rubio of Phoenix, AZ and 62 year old Michael Berkowitz of Colorado Springs have been charged with 27 year old Matthew Moore's murder.

Police say on June 30th, Moore stumbled to a home on the 500 block of Warren Avenue with a gunshot wound, looking for help. He later died at a local hospital.

Police say Rubio was in Colorado Springs at the time of the murder. He was arrested in Phoenix and is facing charges of First Degree Murder and Second Degree Kidnapping.

Berkowitz was arrested in Colorado Springs and is facing charges of Accessory to First Degree Murder and Second Degree Kidnapping. Police say the photo circulated of a green Jeep wanted in connection with the murder belongs to Berkowitz. Police now have that vehicle in custody.

 

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