Feb 14, 2013 12:18 PM by Patricia Collier

UPDATE: Two children dead in fatal stabbing

On February 13, 2013 at approximately 11:12 p.m., the El Paso County Sheriff's Office responded to an address in the 9500 block of East Woodmen Road after receiving a 9-1-1 call and reported stabbing.

When deputies arrived on scene they discovered a one-year-old child was deceased and a three-year-old child had serious injuries; the three-year-old was transported from the scene to a local hospital where the child later died from his injuries. An adult male, who is the alleged suspect, was also transported from the scene and he too has died. 

The victims are identified as Scarlett Gallagher, 1 (06/29/11), and Ryan Willhite, 3 (02/26/09).  The suspect is identified as Ethan Courrau, 22 (09/18/90).
Investigators from the Sheriff's Office are still in the early stages of this investigation and are working diligently to learn what led up to this tragic event.

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