JEFFERSON COUNTY - A suspect in a Jefferson County homicide case is now in custody.
Kenneth Crise, 56, was taken into custody on a warrant for first-degree murder. He was found Thursday by the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force. Authorities say he had been staying at a hotel in the area of Interstate 25 and Dry Creek.
The victim, identified as 26-year-old Samuel Stewart, had suffered multiple gunshot wounds, deputies say. His body was found in the 11300 block of West Maplewood Drive on May 1.
The other suspect, 27-year-old Jordan Lemarinel, was arrested May 5 on unrelated charges for drugs and weapons possession.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office tip line at 303-271-5612 and Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP.
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