Saguache County Sheriff’s Office investigating murder, searching for alleged connection


SAGUACHE COUNTY, Colo. — The Saguache County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man allegedly connected to a murder in Saguache Sunday morning.

Deputies responded to a home in the 800 block of Gunnison Avenue just before 4:30 a.m. for a report of an injured man from Salida. The man died from his injuries, though the Sheriff’s Office didn’t provide information on the nature of what happened.

The Sheriff’s Office is searching for Donald Garcia, 45, for his alleged connection to the homicide. He’s considered armed and dangerous and should not be contacted. The Sheriff’s Office asks anyone who sees him to call 911.

Anyone with information on the murder should contact the Saguache County Sheriff’s Office at (719) 655-2544.

The department isn’t releasing the victim’s name as of Sunday evening.