UPDATE (Aug. 8, 3:14 p.m.): Police officers found the body of 7-year-old Jordan Vong inside the family’s home while executing a search warrant Tuesday night and announced a 16-year-old girl had been arrested for investigation on first-degree murder charges in connection with his death.
Denver Police Division Chief Joe Montoya said officers found Vong’s body concealed within the home during the search. He said that Vong’s body was discovered around 9 p.m. and that police believe it was “intentionally concealed.”
DENVER — Police in Denver announced late Tuesday that an investigation into the disappearance of 7-year-old Jordan Vong has turned into a death investigation. Jordan's body was found after a day-long search.
Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen made the announcement during a press briefing after officers served a search warrant at the family’s home Tuesday evening in the area of Chambers Road and Bolling Drive in the Montbello neighborhood.
Chief Pazen did not say how the boy died or where his body was found. He said it's too early to call the death a homicide at this time and declined to answer questions about possible suspects.