Oct 24, 2012 1:18 PM by Lauren Molenburg

Jessica Ridgeway suspect arrested

Law enforcement received the major break in the Jessica Ridgway investigation they have been hoping for.

Late Tuesday evening police received a call that led them to a home near the Ketner Lake Open Space and have made an arrest in the Ridgeway murder investigation. Additionally, authorities will file charges against the attacker in the May 28, 2012 attempted abduction at Ketner Lake.

Austin Reed Sigg, 17, is facing five charges including first degree murder and second degree kidnapping.

Police will release additional information about the arrest at a press conference in front of the Westminster Police Department at 12:00 pm, today (9110 Yates Street, Westminster, CO 80031).

Speakers at the press conference include:
-Westminster Police Chief Lee Birk
-FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Mike Rankin
-Jefferson County District Attorney Scott Storey


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