Two People Arrested for Murder in Colorado City

Two People Arrested for Murder in Colorado City
40-year-old Cornelius Demore Wingate
40-year-old Cornelius Demore Wingate

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

COLORADO CITY – Two arrests have been made in connection with the shooting death of a Colorado City man.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, 28-year-old Heather Roseanna Wilburn and 23-year-old Justin Carl McGowan were arrested on Saturday and charged with first degree murder.

Police are also looking for a person of interest in this case. Police are looking for 42-year-old Joseph Jason Ibarra.

As you may recall, Colorado City Police were called out to the 1000 block of Westpoint Avenue last Thursday morning.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found 40-year-old Cornelius Demore Wingate shot.

Wingate was taken to Mitchell County Hospital where he later died.

Wilburn and McGowan are behind bars at the Mitchell County jail.

If you have any information about this case, you're asked to contact Colorado City Police at (325) 728-5294.