District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the death of 58-year-old Teresa Bagwell. Her husband, Bruce Bagwell, DOB: 11-18-58, has been charged with one count of First Degree Murder – After Deliberation (F1) and two violent crime counts.
According to the arrest affidavit, on February 6, 2019 Lakewood Police were dispatched to a residence at 9890 W. 26th Avenue regarding a person with a gun. When police arrived at the address, they found Mrs. Bagwell deceased inside the home.
Mr. Bagwell was contacted at the home and then taken to the Lakewood Police Department. He was later arrested.
A preliminary hearing has been set for May 3 at 8:30 a.m. in Division 1.
The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual has committed a crime. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. See Colo. RPC 3.6