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Grandmother Now Faces Murder Charges In Death Of Grandson

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Doris Becky Trujillo (credit: Adams County Sheriff's Department)

Doris Becky Trujillo (credit: Adams County Sheriff’s Department)

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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – A Commerce City grandmother is now facing murder charges in the death of her 4-year-old grandson.

Prosecutors increased the charges against Doris Becky Trujillo, 60, to first-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death.

The coroner’s office says 4-year-old Gabriel Trujillo died from blunt force injuries to the head and neck.

In court on Tuesday there was a large showing of family members.

gaberiel trujillo Grandmother Now Faces Murder Charges In Death Of Grandson

Gabriel Trujillo (credit: Trujillo family photo)

The upgrading of the charges now makes the case eligible for capital punishment.

Trujillo is due back in court next week.

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