Cold-case detectives investigating Colorado’s 1,500 unsolved homicides believe that 24 of those are the work of an as-yet unidentified serial killer, and they are asking the public for help solving the cases.
Well, it was inevitable: America’s love-affair with the Taser has moved to the home front. Alec Arapahoe, 20, of Longmont, Colorado, was arrested on January 5, 2013, for using a stun gun to menace and taser his grandmother and great aunt, one of whom is 66 and the other 63.
The recently widowed, former mother-of-two boys, who left them to stifle to death in a hot SUV in November 2012, has been arrested on charges of negligent homicide. Depending on what information detectives uncover, it is possible that the children’s deaths could be reclassified as homicides at a later time.
Police in Mesa County Colorado are investigating the strange case of two toddlers who died of hyperthermia when they were left in their mother’s SUV for 90 minutes with the heat on.
A chilling, and very short, 911 call was received, "’No, no, no,’ and then gunshots. … A male party then picks up the phone and says he’s going to kill himself. The dispatcher hears another gunshot."
At about 1:15 p.m. Mountain Time, October 24, 2012, police formally announced an arrest in the Jessica Ridgway abduction murder case: Austin Reed Sigg, 17, a minor, of Westminster, Colorado.
Investigators in the Jessica Ridgeway case have confirmed a that the murder case of the abducted ten year old, and an attempted abduction at Ketner Lake in May 2012 are linked, but have not yet released details of the investigation.
The Westminster Police Department has announced that it is exploring the possibility of a connection between the abduction and murder of Colorado girl Jessica Ridgeway, 10, and an attempted abduction of a woman, 22, at Ketner Lake in May 2012.
Now that the search for Jessica has ended police continue the search for her killer, who may be a local -area resident, and may even have attended her memorial service.
One week after Jessica’s disappearance investigators are attempting to identify a body found seven miles from the site of her abduction, while FBI release tips to the public for identifying a possible suspect in this case. Federal investigators, not discounting a possible connection to an abduction that occurred three days after Jessica’s, have released a description of the suspect in that case and a photo and description of that vehicle.