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Posted on: September 10, 2022

Murder-Suicide Investigation on W. Ellsworth Ave.


Jefferson County, CO. – Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 16200 block of W. Ellsworth Ave. at about 4:35 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2022 after receiving a 911 call from a homeowner about an unknown situation. The caller told dispatchers that two small children rang his doorbell asking for assistance with their parents. The neighbor approached the children’s home and observed an adult male laying on the front porch, bleeding and unresponsive. The caller also observed an adult female bleeding and unresponsive inside of a car parked in front of the home. When deputies arrived on scene they located two deceased subjects, one on the porch and one inside of a vehicle.  The Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating the circumstances around these two deaths. All indications are that this is a domestic related murder—suicide. The names of those involved are not being released at this time.

The two children are unharmed and being cared for by a friend of the mother.

More information will be released as the investigation progresses.


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