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Man wanted for murder of woman at motel on East Colfax Avenue arrested in Texas

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Posted at 12:26 PM, Apr 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-01 14:26:49-04

BEDFORD, Texas -- Denver Police Homicide detectives are in Texas after local police arrested Brent M. Kelley, 27, who is wanted in the October 2016 murder of 23-year-old Quinasia Russell.

Kelley was arrested Thursday, Bedford police confirmed with Denver7 Investigates. He is being held on a homicide charge from Denver.

Shortly after the killing on Oct. 15, an arrest warrant was issued for Kelley.

Russell was found dead of a gunshot at the Airway Motel on East Colfax Avenue at Verbena Street, which is west of Yosemite Street.

Kelley is expected to be extradited to Colorado.

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