Crime

Update: Kijana Jelks ID'd as Man Behind Assaults on Two Women Near Wash Park

Update: Yesterday morning, we reported about two assaults near Washington Park prior to the bust of a man for a separate incident who was being eyed as a suspect in the earlier crimes; see our previous coverage below. Now, the Denver Police Department has identified the arrestee as Kijana Jelks, eighteen, and while formal charges have not yet been handed down, investigators have positively linked him to the attacks on a pair of area women. Photos, a video and details below.

See also: Update: Fort Collins Serial Assaulter Strikes Again, Two More Women Hurt

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