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.
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.