Ken Kaminga Busted for Aurora Double Murder

Yesterday, we told you about three overnight homicides in Aurora — including a double murder at the Sunrise Apartments on 13th Avenue.

Thus far, the victims of the killing haven't been identified.

But the Aurora Police Department has made an arrest.

Ken Kaminga, 35, has been booked on suspicion of first-degree murder times two.

At about 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, according to the APD, officers responded to a welfare check at the apartment complex, located at 15573 East 13th Avenue, near Chambers.

Upon their arrival, they found "two deceased males inside of an apartment."

The coroner has not yet released an official cause of death.

But both men appeared to have suffered gunshot wounds.

Thus far, the APD hasn't shared the reasons that investigators zeroed in on Kaminga or whether he had a previous relationship with the victims.

Indeed, only two details have been shared thus far.

The first: Kaminga is being held without bond.

The second: "We are not looking for any other involved parties."

Those with additional information about the case are encouraged to come forward.

The contacts are Agent Randy Hansen at 303-739-6710 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). 

As for the other Aurora murder we covered in yesterday's post — the death of a man found in a bullet-riddled truck in a parking lot at 1130 Yosemite Street — no arrests have been made thus far, and the victim has yet to be identified.

Look below to see Ken Kaminga's booking photo.

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