Crime

David Paul Arledge arrested on suspicion of killing reported acquaintance in Arvada (No. 20)

Friday night, a 54-year-old man was shot to death in an Arvada home -- and on Sunday, David Paul Alredge, 32, was arrested for the crime. According to Arvada Police Department spokeswoman Susan Medina, the victim will likely be identified today -- and she's still not able to talk about a "possible connection between the suspect and victim."

In the meantime, look below to see the latest APD release on the crime, as well as an interactive graphic depicting the crime scene, on the 6700 block of Depew Street (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"), and a Channel 31 report.

Arvada Police Department release:

Suspect Arrested in Arvada Homicide

(Arvada, CO) -- The suspect wanted in connection with a homicide in Arvada on September 10, has been taken into custody.

Police arrested 32-year-old David Paul Arledge (DOB: 8/16/78) without incident in the afternoon hours of Sunday, September 12, 2010.

He is being held at the Jefferson County Jail without bail. He is facing charges of first degree murder.

Arvada Police detectives continue to investigate a homicide occurring in the 6700 block of Depew Street on Friday, September 10, 2010.

Police were called to a home in 6700 block of Depew Street on a report of shots fired just after 8:30 p.m. on Friday evening. A 54-years-old male was found shot inside the home. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has not made the name available to date. (Note: The name should be available on Monday, September 13.)

Police say the victim and the suspect are known to one another; however, detectives are not at a point in the investigation to confirm this until the Coroner's Office makes official identification of the victim.


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