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Man charged after woman found dead at Lakewood motel

Brittany Guern, 32, was found suffering from a gunshot wound at the Blue Sky Motel on Oct. 18.

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Numerous charges, including first-degree murder, have been filed against a man who's accused of killing a woman at a Lakewood motel earlier this month.

Asha Thompson was arrested in connection with the death of 32-year-old Brittany Guern. 

Agents with the Lakewood Police Department responded to the Blue Sky Motel on West Colfax Avenue on a report of a shooting at 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 18. Guern was found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and died from her injuries, LPD said.

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Thompson, also known as “Ace”, was arrested a few days after the shooting after investigators received a tip that he was at the Big Bunny Motel, located at 6218 W. Colfax Ave., which is across the street from the Blue Sky Motel.

Credit: Lakewood Police Department
Authorities have identified one of the four suspects sought in the Lakewood motel shooting as 32-year-old Asha Thompson.

He's charged with the following:

  • First-degree murder after deliberation
  • Aggravated intimidation of a witness or victim
  • Menacing
  • Possession of a weapon by a previous offender 

He is being held without bond at the Jefferson County jail and is due back in court on Nov. 4.

If you have any information on this incident, you are asked to call the Lakewood Police tip line at 303-763-6800. You can remain anonymous.

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