Man Arrested After Deadly Assault

One man was arrested after an assault turned deadly in Mesa County over the weekend. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an assault in Grand Junction Sunday morning, where they found the body of a 30-year-old Hispanic male. 31-year-old Elias Hernandez of Grand Junction was arrested and is being held on charges of First and Second Degree Murder, Assault and Burglary. Investigators are currently working to determine the cause of the death. Additional information on the incident was not released.  Pictured above, Elias Hernandez, photo courtesy of the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office, click to enlarge.

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