Suspect Arrested in Highway 24 Homicide Case

September 11, 2020

On July 31, 2020, at approximately 6:03 AM, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call from a party who reported seeing a person laying on the side of the road on Highway 24 in Cascade.

Deputies responded to the area and discovered an adult female deceased.

The victim was identified as, 22-year-old, Dedrea L. Duncan.  

On September 10, 2020, 47-year-old, James Maurice Walker,  DOB: 12/12/72, was arrested and charged with Murder in the First Degree. He has been booked into the El Paso County Jail and his mug shot is attached to this media release.

The Sheriff's Office is asking for anyone with any information regarding this case to call our Investigations Tip Line at 719-520-6666. 

We would like to express our sympathies to the friends and family of Ms. Duncan.

MR 20-153