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Missing Girl Spotted With Other Juveniles Returned Home

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora police say they found a 12-year-old girl who disappeared Friday. They say the girl was returned home on Saturday morning.

Investigators say the girl, Enita, ran away from home and was spotted with other children in a car in which one stole from their parents.

A police officer tried to stop them on Friday morning, but they drove away.

Police thanked the public for their help in the search for Enita.

Police Spot Missing Aurora Teen With Others In Stolen Parents’ Car

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Aurora are working to find a 12-year-old girl who ran away from home and was spotted with other juveniles in a car one of them stole from their parents. The group drove away from a police officer who tried to stop them late Friday morning.

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Police tweeted out Enita’s photo overnight and asked for help finding her. They said she was last seen near her school at East 6th Avenue and Del Mar Cirle on Thursday and she didn’t come home after school.

Enita was described as being 5-foot-4, weighing 95 pounds and being a Pacific islander with black hair and dark brown eyes. Anyone who spots her is asked to call police.

So far there’s no description out on the other juveniles police believe she is with.

Store Helps Raise Money To Send Murder Victim Home To El Salvador

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Aurora say that a young man found dead along the Sand Creek Trail in the middle of last week’s blizzard was murdered. The man has been identified as Martin Galdamez, 24, from El Salvador.

Martin Galdamez (credit: CBS)

Now, the community store Tienda Salvadoreña is raising money to help send Martin home to El Salvador one last time.

Delia Rivera’s family has owned Tienda Salvadoreña for 25 years. It has survived so long, because it’s a taste of home for immigrants from Central America.

Delia Rivera (credit: CBS)

“You come and you meet people and they become your lifeline you meet different people of the same so mostly these guys hang out together,” said Delia.

That’s why when she heard about the death of Martin, a young man from El Salvador living in Aurora, she knew she had to do something. She is collecting donations for Martin’s family.

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“Some put $100 to whatever they can.”

Delia didn’t know Martin but lots of people in Denver and Aurora did know him. She says the Central American community is taking it hard.

“I think this kid hit more home because of the age. He’s just been here about two or three years so like I said they were all once this guy.”

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The money will be used to ship Martin’s body back to El Salvador so his parents can bury him there.

Delia says it’s the least the Salvadorian community can do for one of their own, “They have come together a lot lately.”

Martin Galdamez (credit: CBS)

Anyone who has information about Martin’s death is asked to call the Aurora Police Department at (303) 739-6050.

Police Arrest Juvenile Suspect In Deadly Shooting

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Aurora have arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting that happened on Monday. The suspect is a juvenile so police have not released much information.

Officers rushed to the Sable Technological Center located at 562 Sable Boulevard just before noon on Monday. When they arrived they found a juvenile male lying on the ground in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound.

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The victim, later identified as Jeremy Jamaal Rudloph, 16, was rushed to the hospital where he died.

Police arrested a juvenile male at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the 15000 block of East Evans Avenue. He has not been identified.

Tragic Death Of Denver Boy Revealed In Court Documents

DENVER (CBS4) – New details were revealed in the tragic death of a 7-year-old boy in Denver on Monday. Caden McWilliams’ body was found encased in cement in a storage unit in December.

His mother, Elisha Pankey, is accused of his death.

Elisha Pankey (credit: Denver Police)

An arrest affidavit states Pankey and her husband, Leland Pankey, put Caden in an animal crate in July of 2018 and covered it with blankets. The boy cried saying he was hot and thirsty, but neither tended to him.

According to a woman who spent time in jail with Elisha, the boy’s mother then woke up the next morning to find the boy dead inside the crate. The couple then took the crate, with Caden inside, and bought industrial strength trash bags and concrete mix.

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Elisha and Leland then drove to the storage unit and covered the crate with the plastic bags. Caden’s body was inside encased in concrete, documents state.

Detectives say they found water bottles and concrete mix dust on the floor. When investigating, two cadaver dogs alerted to the crate.

Caden McWilliams (credit: Facebook)

Earlier this month, a report by the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner stated the body was malnourished and had numerous injuries to the “head, trunk and extremities.” It also stated the body may have also suffered from asphyxia and dehydration. Experts say the body tested positive for methamphetamine.

Caden was unenrolled from Denver Public Schools on Sept. 7, 2018. The family told the Department of Human Services that they planned to home-school Caden.

Caden McWilliams (credit: Martha McWilliams/Facebook)

The arrest affidavit details previous abuse between Elisha and Leland Pankey. In one instance, Elisha says Leland nearly killed her sometime before Halloween.

She then called police to report the incident on Dec. 17, 2018.

After about 10 days of investigation, police arrested Leland for the alleged domestic violence incident and later arrested Elisha for Child Abuse Resulting in Death.

A preliminary hearing for Elisha is scheduled for April 2.

Juvenile Found Shot In Aurora Dies From Injuries

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– The juvenile shot in Aurora on Monday did not survive. Police have not arrested a suspect and are asking anyone who witnessed the shooting to come forward.

Officers rushed to the Sable Technological Center located at 562 Sable Boulevard just before noon on Monday. When they arrived they found a juvenile male lying on the ground in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound.

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He was rushed to the hospital where he died. That victim’s identity has not been released to the public.

Police ask anyone who may be a witness, or has information about this homicide to please call Aurora Police Agent Miller at 303-739-6117. Tipsters can also remain anonymous, and be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000 by contacting Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at (720) 913- STOP (7867).

Shooting In Aurora Leaves Juvenile Male Injured, No Suspects Arrested

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Aurora are investigating a shooting that happened on Wednesday in the 500 block of Sable Boulevard. A juvenile male was rushed to the hospital.

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The shooting happened at 11:38 a.m. The condition of the injured person is unknown.

Officers say there is no danger to the community. The suspect remains at large.

Any witnesses are asked to call Aurora police or Metro Denver Crimestoppers at 720-913-7867.

2 Teens In Aurora Go Missing, Considered At Risk

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora police are asking for the public’s help locating two girls who have gone missing and are considered at risk. Both are without their medications.

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The girls were last seen in the area of East Quincy Avenue and South Chambers Road.

Amaya is 14 and is 5-foot-3. She had her skateboard with her and was wearing a red hoodie and black pants.

Carla is 11 and is 5-foot-6. She had her skates with her and was wearing black pants and a blue hoodie.

Schools Put On Lockdown After Snapchat Threat

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – School security put Prairie Middle School and Overland High School on lockdown Wednesday. Concerned parents began showing up to the school at around noon.

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Aurora police say it started with a treat on Snapchat which indicated a student may have a gun in a restroom.

Police questioned three students. They determined the gun was a toy which investigators later found off school grounds.

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