AN­OTHER AR­REST, SUS­PECTS SOUGHT IN TEENS’ KILLINGS

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el paso county» An­other ar­rest was made in the slay­ings of two teens found along a re­mote road­side, and in­ves­ti­ga­tors are look­ing for two more sus­pects.

Alan­der Jor­don Wil­son, 43, was ar­rested Tuesday on sus­pi­cion of at­tempt to in­flu­ence a public of­fi­cial, ac­cord­ing to the sheriff’s of­fice. The charge stems from the dou­ble homi­cide of Natalie Par­tida and Derek Greer.

Also on Tuesday, the sheriff ’s of­fice said it’s seek­ing the public’s help in find­ing Car­los Daniel Meza on a weapons charge re­lated to the in­ves­ti­ga­tion. In­ves­ti­ga­tors also are look­ing for Endo Ve­larde in the case.

The teens’ bod­ies were found March 12 near Foun­tain.

Meza, who goes by the alias Tink, is de­scribed as a His­panic man, about 5-foot-9 and 142 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Ve­larde, 17, a.k.a. Sleepy, is about 5-foot-8 and 135 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. They are the sev­enth and eighth sus­pects con­nected to the in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

Three storm chasers killed

B spur, texas» Three storm chasers, in­clud­ing a for­mer Dou­glas County High School alum­nus, were killed when their ve­hi­cles col­lided at a ru­ral cross­roads dur­ing se­vere storms Tuesday. The storms spawned mul­ti­ple fun­nel clouds and an oc­ca­sional tor­nado in open ar­eas Tuesday af­ter­noon. No dam­age was re­ported. The crash hap­pened at a re­mote in­ter­sec­tion about 55 miles south­east of Lub­bock. The Texas De­part­ment of Public Safety iden­ti­fied for­mer Dou­glas County res­i­dent Corbin Lee Jaeger, 25, of Peo­ria, Ariz., among the dead. The oth­ers were Kel­ley Gene Wil­liamson, 57, and Ran­dall De­lane Yar­nall, 55, both of Cassville, Mo.

Climber in­jured in 60-foot fall

B boul­der county» A climber was in­jured af­ter he lost his hold on a perch on the Rin­con Wall and fell 60 feet Mon­day in El­do­rado Canyon State Park, of­fi­cials said. The 32-year-old man suf­fered mod­er­ate in­juries. He was taken to Boul­der Com­mu­nity Hospi­tal, the sheriff’s of­fice said. The climber’s name was not re­leased. An emer­gency call was re­ceived at 5:39 p.m., and a large team of moun­tain res­cuers and deputies re­sponded, in­clud­ing mem­bers of the Rocky Moun­tain Res­cue Group. The rock climber had fallen while on the “Evic­tor” route up the Rin­con Wall, of­fi­cials said. The man’s friends said he is an ex­pe­ri­enced climber fa­mil­iar with the route.

BLM com­pletes land swap near Aspen with bil­lion­aire

B car­bon­dale» The Bureau of Land Man­age­ment an­nounced Mon­day that it had com­pleted a land swap with Les­lie Wexner, owner of Vic­to­ria’s Se­cret and Bath and Body Works, and his wife, Abi­gail, the Aspen Daily News re­ported. The swap pri­va­tizes 1,260 acres of public land near Mount So­pris. The Wexn­ers would give up about 670 acres of ranch land near Car­bon­dale, some of it pop­u­lar with moun­tain bik­ers. The swap in­volves lands in Ea­gle, Garfield and Pitkin counties. Staff and wire re­ports

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