Local soldier found murdered in Colorado Springs

Published: Feb. 20, 2013 at 12:12 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 20, 2013 at 1:52 PM EST
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Montrell Mayo (Source: Pitt County, NC Jail)
Montrell Mayo (Source: Pitt County, NC Jail)
Kimberly Walker (Source: KRDO)
Kimberly Walker (Source: KRDO)

COLORADO SPRINGS - A soldier from Cincinnati is the victim of a murder in Colorado Springs.

Denver media is reporting that the body of 28-year-old Kimberly Walker was found in a Colorado Hotel on Sunday.

Sgt. Montrell Lamar Anderson Mayo is being held in North Carolina on suspicion of murder. According to police, Mayo was Walker's boyfriend.

Reports state that Walker was strangled and sustained a blunt force injury.

Cpl. Walker was assigned to the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion in Kansas. She joined the military in 2004.

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