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Police: Woman dead in stabbing in Lakewood; man arrested

Posted at 5:29 AM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 19:36:56-05

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A man is in police custody after a woman was found fatally stabbed in Lakewood Wednesday morning.

Lakewood police said they responded to a home in the 2500 block of South Cody Way at about 11:19 a.m. after receiving a report of a stabbing.

Responding officers found a 49-year-old woman suffering from multiple stab wounds, police said. The woman, identified as Keli Jackson, was declared dead at the scene.

Police said a suspect, Stephen Douglas DeRossett, 52, was taken into custody at the scene on suspicion of first-degree murder.

Police have not released any further details about the incident.