Photos: Police search home, SUV of Jessica Ridgeway’s suspected killer

Posted on: 1:41 pm, October 24, 2012, by , updated on: 12:47am, October 25, 2012

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  • Austin Sigg, the 17-year-old suspected of abducting and murdering 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway. (Photo: Westminster Police Department)

  • Police prepare to tow an SUV on Oct. 24, 2012 away from the home of Mindy Sigg, who reportedly turned her son Austin Sigg over to police after he confessed to murdering Jessica Ridgeway.

  • Police search a home on Oct. 24, 2012 belonging to Mindy Sigg, who reportedly turned her son Austin Sigg over to police after he confessed to murdering Jessica Ridgeway.

  • Police search a house on Oct. 24, 2012 belonging to Police search a home on Oct. 24, 2012 belonging to Mindy Sigg, who reportedly turned her son Austin Sigg over to police after he confessed to murdering Jessica Ridgeway.

  • Police search an SUV on Oct. 24, 2012 at the home of Mindy Sigg, who reportedly turned her son Austin Sigg over to police after he confessed to murdering Jessica Ridgeway.

  • Police tow an SUV on Oct. 24, 2012 away from the home of Mindy Sigg, who reportedly turned her son Austin Sigg over to police after he confessed to murdering Jessica Ridgeway.

  • Westminster Police load an SUV into evidence Oct. 24, 2012. It was towed from the home of Mindy Sigg, who reportedly turned her son Austin Sigg over to police after he confessed to murdering Jessica Ridgeway.

  • Austin Reed Sigg's yearbook photo from a Standley Lake High School yearbook.

  • An Arvada open space area where police believe Austin Reed Sigg dismembered the body of Jessica Ridgeway. The body was discovered on Oct. 10, 2012.

  • Police set up a command post on Oct. 24, 2012 at the home of Mindy Sigg, who, according to sources, turned her son Austin Reed Sigg over to police after he confessed to murdering Jessica Ridgeway

  • Jessica Ridgeway disappeared near her Westminster home on Oct. 5, 2012. Her body was found on Oct. 10, 2012.

  • Austin Sigg. Photo from 2009

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WESTMINSTER, Colo. – Westminster police announced Wednesday that they have made an arrest in the case involving the abduction and murder of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway.

The suspect police have in custody is 17-year-old Austin Reed Sigg, a student at Arapahoe Community College who had aspirations to become a mortician.

Above are photos of police investigating the home of Mindy Sigg, Austin Sigg’s mother. Sources say she is the one who turned her son over to authorities after he confessed to her.

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Police confirmed they will also charge Sigg in an attempted abduction on May 28 at Ketner Lake in Westminster.

Ridgeway went missing near her Westminster home on Oct. 5. Her dismembered body was discovered on Oct. 10.

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