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Lakewood police clear 'person of interest' in Blue Sky Motel homicide

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Posted at 4:40 AM, Oct 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 17:05:13-04

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Police in Lakewood said Thursday afternoon they had cleared a person of interest they wanted to speak to involving a homicide on Oct. 18.

The person was sought for a police interview the death of Brittany Guern, 32, at the Blue Sky Motel, which is located at 6205 W. Colfax Ave. The Lakewood detective working the case said Thursday they had spoken with the person.

Asha Adolphus Thompson, 32, was arrested in connection to the crime on Tuesday. He was taken into custody without incident, according to police, and was being held at the Jefferson County Jail for suspicion of first-degree murder.

Lakewood police are still asking anyone with any information on this crime to call the tip line at 303-763-6800. You can remain anonymous by calling Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

Editor’s Note: Denver7 has removed the name and photo of the person originally named as a person of interest by police because they have already spoken with police.