Mesa County Sheriff Deputies responding to a report of an alleged assault Sunday morning (February 11), found one person dead and another seriously injured.

UPDATE: February 11th 10 p.m.

Mesa County Sheriff's Investigators have arrested 31-year-old Elias Trevino Hernandez in connection with the death and assault case.

Hernandez is being charged with felony charges of First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, and First Degree Burglary. He is currently at the Mesa County Jail on a No Bond Hold.

In addition to the current felony charges, Hernandez is also being held on previous warrants for three felony charges and one misdemeanor charge not connected to this case.

Elias Trevino Hernandez
Mesa County Sheriff's Office

Original Story:

Deputies responded to a call to a residence at 532 Placer Drive around 9:25 a.m. While on the scene, they discovered a deceased 30-year-old Hispanic male and another person who was injured. The injured person was taken to a hospital and is reported to be in serious condition.

Sheriff's Office Investigators are in the process of determining the exact cause of death and injuries sustained by two people at the home. They are also interviewing people who they say are witnesses to the incident.

While the investigation is ongoing, the Mesa County Sheriff's Office says they are not searching for any other person in this case. They also say there is no threat to anyone who lives in the area.

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