Vigil Friday for woman found dead in Clear Creek County

A suspect has been identified in her death

AURORA - A vigil is being held Friday in remembrance of a woman whose body was found near a road in Clear Creek County last month.

Investigators say Queen Ashby, 20, was murdered in early April at 1433 Joliet Street in Aurora. Her body was discovered on April 8 near Colorado State Highway 103.

The Friday night vigil is being held at Utah Park in Aurora at 6 p.m.

Organizers are asking those who would like to attend to either a shirt in remembrance of Queen or a jean jacket. Candles will be provided. 

Authorities identified a suspect in Ashby's death on Thursday. Shawrae Butler, 21, was arrested by the Aurora PD Fugitive Apprehension and Surveillance Team at a home in Aurora Friday afternoon.

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Initially, investigators were not able to identify Ashby when her body was found by a motorist.

They reached out the public for help, and after dozens of tips were made to the CBI and the Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office, the body was positively identified.

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Anyone with information about Butler’s whereabouts is asked to call Aurora Police at 303-627-FAST or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP.

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