Man stabbed, killed after parking space fight

Posted at 9:12 AM, Aug 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-12 14:45:47-04

STRASBURG, Colo. -- The coroner has identified the victim of an argument that ended in a deadly stabbing as 23-year-old Andrew Michael Martinez.

Martinez was stabbed in the chest Wednesday morning in Strasburg. The coroner ruled Martinez' death a homicide.

The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested 21-year-old Jeremiah Pepper on suspicion of murder.

The altercation between the two men reportedly started because of an argument over where Pepper's vehicle was parked, according to an affidavit obtained by our partners at The Denver Post. The affidavit said a witness told investigators that Pepper went into a nearby apartment, got a knife and vowed to killed Martinez.


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