Crime

Mile High Murder, No. 28: Traci Housman booked in slaying on the 2900 block of 23rd Street in Boulder


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Early Sunday morning, Traci Housman, 36, called 911 to report that someone had stabbed her husband at the home they shared on the 2900 block of 23rd Street in Boulder, an area captured in the graphic above (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"). Presumably, officers with the Boulder Police Department believe that someone is her, as they've booked her for investigation of second-degree murder in relation to the incident.

Learn more by reading the complete BPD release after the jump:

Police arrest woman after domestic violence slaying

Boulder police have arrested a 36-year-old woman in connection with the stabbing death of her husband. Officers responded to the couple's residence, in the 2900 block of 23rd Street, at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug, 2, after the woman called 911. The woman's husband, 41, was dead inside the home.

The suspect has been identified as Traci Housman. She is being booked into the Boulder County Jail for investigation of second-degree murder. Boulder police have no history of contact with that address or the couple.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are not releasing additional information about the circumstances behind this crime at this time.

The coroner's office is working with investigators and will release the name of the victim once additional family members have been notified.

Anyone with information about the couple or this homicide is asked to call the detectives' tip line at 303-441-1974 as soon as possible.

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