Crime

Mile High Murder, No. 57: Kervin Andre Rogers arrested in killing of Allisen Falk-Compton, found beside railroad tracks near 5000 block of Fillmore


View Larger Map Quick developments in Mile High Murder No. 57, involving a body found alongside railroad tracks near the 5000 block of Fillmore, an area captured in the graphic above (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map").

The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Allisen Falk-Compton -- and Kervin Andre Rogers, 25, has been arrested for investigation of murder in the first. Look below for the latest from the Denver Police Department on this crime.

On December 13, 2009, Officers responded to 50th and Fillmore on a report of a DOA. Upon arrival, officers located the body of the victim, later identified as Allisen Falk-Compton, 22, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The investigation found that sometime between the late evening hours of December 12, and the early morning hours of December 13, 2009, an unknown suspect shot the victim to death in an area between the homes and railway tracks.

Through the investigation, police identified and arrested Kervin Andre Rogers, 8/9/1984, for investigation of Murder in the First Degree. Detectives will present this case to the Denver District Attorney for consideration of formal charges. We are not releasing a photograph of Rogers at this time pending additional investigation.

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