Sheriff's Office Arrests Suspect in Homicide Case

September 29, 2020

On May 13, 2020, at approximately 1:36 PM, our Communications Center dispatched Manitou Springs Police officers to El Paso Boulevard in Manitou Springs on a Check the Welfare call.  After arriving on scene, officers discovered a deceased male inside a residence.

Due to the suspicious circumstances found, Manitou Springs Police Department asked for the assistance of our Investigations Division. 

The deceased male was identified as Darrell Berry, who was 70 years old.  

Bobby Joe Berry (DOB: 08/24/76) was named a Person of Interest in this case.

On August 27, 2020, Berry was arrested in Colorado Springs on unrelated charges.

The case originally listed as a Suspicious Death case has now been upgraded to a Homicide. On September 29, 2020, Berry was charged with First Degree Murder in this case. 

Berry's mugshot is attached to this media release.

Our sympathies go out to the friends and family of Mr. Darrell Berry.

Anyone with information concerning this case is encouraged to contact the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Tip Line at 719-520-6666.

MR 20-159