On October 7, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. deputies responded to a report of a gunshot wound in the 5200 block of Pintail Court in Morrison. When they arrived deputies contacted the home owner and reporting party, Jerald Arthur Cross (dob 010354). When they entered the home, they discovered an adult female who appeared to have been shot. She was later pronounced deceased at the scene. Cause and manner of death will be determined by the coroner.
Cross was arrested on suspicion of first degree murder and booked into the Jefferson County Jail where he is being held without bond. The identity of the victim is being withheld in lieu of notification of family. This is an on-going investigation and additional information will be released as it becomes available.