Colorado Springs police Thursday afternoon arrested a man in the slaying of 26-year-old William Walsh.

Otto Joseph Pobanz, 26, was taken into custody in the shooting death of Walsh, whose body was found Monday afternoon behind a Walgreens near the intersection of South Chelton Road and South Academy Boulevard, according to police spokesman Larry Herbert.

According to his family, Walsh went missing early Monday morning and was last seen at his mother's apartment on East Bijou Street, about a mile from where his body was recovered.

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