Teen Arrested in Killing of Colorado Girl Jessica Ridgeway

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Police say a 17-year-old boy from suburban Denver has been arrested in the abduction and killing of a 10-year-old girl and the attempted kidnapping of a runner.

Westminster police say they arrested Austin Reed Sigg after getting a tip that led them to a home Tuesday night.

Sigg is from Westminster, the same Denver suburb where Jessica Ridgeway lived.

Jessica disappeared Oct. 5, and her body was found five days later in a field at a park.

The break comes two days after police said Jessica's abduction was linked to the attempted abduction of a 22-year-old runner in May at another park, the Ketner Lake Open Space. Police say their tip led them to a home near that park, which is close to Jessica's school.

Sigg will be charged in both cases.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 175636121 - kolotv.com/a?a=175636121
Gray Television, Inc.