Update: Victim Identified in Saguache County Homicide

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03/01/2022–The Saguache County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) continues to investigate an alleged homicide occurring in the town of Villa Grove in Saguache County at approximately 10:30 p.m. on February 23, 2022.

The SCSO received a 911 call reporting a stabbing in the 34100 block of County Rd. LL57 on Wednesday night. Deputies arrived at the home and located Brian Taylor (DOB: 10/14/1980), Moffat, inside the residence with possible stab wounds. Taylor was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Dustin Ferguson (DOB: 09/17/1986), Villa Grove, was taken into custody a short time later without incident. He faces charges of first degree murder and is currently being held at the Saguache County Jail without bond.

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the investigation at the request of the SCSO.

It’s believed the victim is known to the suspect. Investigators continue work to determine the events leading up to the stabbing.