Jessica Ridgeway update: Police collect some 500 DNA swabs
WESTMINISTER, COLORADO: Westminister police confirmed this evening that they’ve not only made an arrest in the murder of Jessica Ridgeway, but they’ve subsequently confirmed that apart from an arrest they’ve reportedly collected some 500 swabs of DNA in connection to the same murder.
I’m pleased to announce that today I believe we have taken a significant step toward justice for Jessica. We have made an arrest in the Jessica Ridgeway case: 17-year-old Austin Sigg is in our custody,” Westminster Police Chief Lee Birk announced during a noon news conference.
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- Arrest Made in Jessica Ridgeway Murder (5newsonline.com)