Update: The Denver coroner's office has now identified the woman killed in an incident at 1080 South Eliot: Crystal Crespin, 32. The cause of death: a stab wound to the thorax.
Roberto Santistevan has been arrested in the case. Look below to see our earlier coverage.
Update, 9:10 a.m. August 9: Late Sunday, a woman was stabbed to death at 1080 South Eliot -- the fifth homicide of the weekend in the Denver-Boulder area, shockingly enough.
Now we know -- and can see, an extremely vivid mug shot -- the man Denver Police have arrested for the crime: Robert Santistevan.
Yesterday, Denver Police Department spokesman Sonny Jackson noted that the DPD received a call about a domestic disturbance at the address. But the department subsequently revealed that the callers did more than simply alert the authorities. Neighbors went to the scene, where they discovered the thus-far unidentified victim and held Santistevan until cops could arrive.
Shortly thereafter, he was arrested for investigation of first-degree murder.
Below, see a larger version of Santistevan's booking photo, followed by our earlier coverage.
Original item, 3:15 p.m. August 8: And at last, the final weekend suicide in the Denver-Boulder area.
First, there was ten-month-old Adam Gonzales. Then David Hubbard, followed by Byron Parker and the Longmont three-year-old presumably slain in a murder-suicide. And finally, late Sunday, the stabbing of a thus-far unnamed woman, for which a man is in custody.
"We had a very busy weekend," says Denver Police Department spokesman Sonny Jackson, considerably understating the situation.
At about 10 p.m. last night, Jackson says, "we got a call that there was a domestic going on" at 1080 South Eliot Street. "We responded there and found a woman suffering from stab wounds. She was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead."
At this writing, the Denver coroner's office hasn't finalized a cause of death. Meanwhile, Jackson notes that "we have one male party in custody. He was arrested at the scene."
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