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Suspected fentanyl discovered in home where 2 people were found dead, affidavit says

Douglas County detectives and SWAT served a search warrant on the house Thursday on Lionshead Parkway.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Detectives arrested two people Thursday at a house where they conducted a death investigation three months ago, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO).

Detectives and the Douglas County Regional SWAT Team served a search warrant Thursday night on the house at 7047 Lionshead Pkwy. in unincorporated Douglas County, DCSO said in a news release.

The home is in the Wildcat Ridge subdivision, which is south of Lincoln Avenue and east of Quebec Street.

Seven people inside the home were detained, and two people were taken into custody, DCSO said.

Lauren Baughman, 39, the owner of the house, was arrested on suspicion of:

  • Unlawful distribution, manufacturing, dispensing or sale of a controlled substance
  • Unlawful possession of a controlled substance (felony)
  • Unlawful possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor)
  • Failure to comply with warrant

She was being held in the Douglas County jail in lieu of $25,000 bail.

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Credit: Douglas County Sheriff's Office
Lauren Baughman

Kenneth Younger, 43, was arrested on an out-of-county warrant, the sheriff's office said.

Credit: Douglas County Sheriff's Office
Kenneth Younger

On Jan. 21, deputies investigated the deaths of two people who were found dead in separate areas inside the home. The victims were identified as 56-year-old Juan King and 30-year-old Kayla Seymour.

While clearing out the house, SWAT Operators saw that the attic was open. In the attic, they noticed a plastic baggie of suspected methamphetamine, according to an arrest affidavit. 

Detectives searched the house, and in addition to what was found in the attic, they found several more baggies of methamphetamine and three blue M/30 pills, which were believed to be fentanyl, the affidavit said. A pill container was found in Baughman's room which contained two more blue M/30 pills, two suspected LSD tabs, 0.5 grams of Morphine Sulfate – a Schedule II controlled substance, and 3.5 grams of Acetaminophen and Codeine – a Schedule III controlled substance.

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