Body found after suspicious fire at Northglenn apartment complex

Suspect taken into custody
Posted at 10:34 AM, May 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-12 21:56:28-04

NORTHGLENN, Colo. – A suspect has been arrested after police in Northglenn discovered a body amid an apartment fire Friday morning. 

Investigators are calling the fire suspicious and were looking for a vehicle in connection to the incident.

Emergency responders were called to 350 West 114th Avenue in Northglenn around 8:55 a.m. Upon arrival, officers made entry into the residence where they discovered the body of an unknown person.

The fire was extinguished and no other apartments were damaged.

The vehicle in question, a 1999 Navy blue Jeep Grand Cherokee with Virginia license plate KMM3665, was found at around 12:30 p.m. and officers arrested Joshua Misegadis, 26, following a chase.  

Officers are investigating the incident as a homicide. 

The victim has been identified as Joseph Montoya, 79. 

Anyone with any information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Gesi at 303.450.8857 or 303.450.8893.