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Police: Man accused of killing girlfriend at Aurora apartment

The victim sustained physical trauma and died on the scene, according to police.

AURORA, Colo. — A man has been arrested in connection with the death of his girlfriend at an Aurora apartment complex Sunday morning, according to the Aurora Police Department (APD).

Police said just before 8 a.m., they were called to a report of an injured person at the City Center Station apartments on Carson Court, near the intersection of Mississippi Avenue and Sable Boulevard.

When officers arrived, they found a 20-year-old woman with physical trauma. She died on the scene, according to police. 

Police also found and detained a man inside the apartment. The man, 20-year-old Dakota Chinnock, was the victim's boyfriend, according to police.

He was arrested on first-degree murder charges. The victim's name has not yet been released.

Credit: Aurora Police Department

Police are asking anyone with information that may help the investigation to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or visit metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers is notified at the conclusion of the investigation. 

From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted. 

> More information about Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be found here. 

> Additional Crime Stoppers bulletins can be found here.

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