Denver Police Arrest Suspect In Murder Of Fort Carson Soldier

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Sgt. Anthony Silva (credit: Denver Police Department)

Sgt. Anthony Silva (credit: Denver Police Department)

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver police have arrested a man accused of shooting and killing a solider last month.

Sgt. Anthony Silva, 25, was walking his dog on Paris Street in Denver when he was shot to death. Silva had been stationed at Fort Carson and was about to be discharged from the Army. He had been staying at a Denver motel waiting for his father to give him a ride back home to Illinois.

The suspect, Ricky Scott, 22, was arrested Friday night for investigation of first-degree murder. His picture is not being released at this time.

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