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Suspect arrested in deadly stabbing in Westminster

Wesley Lougee, 36, is being held on a charge of first-degree murder.

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A man has been arrested after a deadly stabbing in Westminster on Friday.

According to a release from the Westminster Police Department (WPD) officers were dispatched to a report of a stabbing in the 10300 block of 107th Circle at around 7:40 p.m. Friday.

WPD said when they got there, they found a man with an apparent stab wound. 

Officers began performing life-saving measures until paramedics arrived, according to WPD. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died.

The release said the suspect, 36-year-old Wesley Lougee, was located soon after the attack and arrested.

Officers learned from initial reports that Lougee and the victim were in the garage of a home when Lougee stabbed him, according to WPD, then ran from the scene.

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Lougee is being held on a charge of first-degree murder, the release said.

The victim's name will be released by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.

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