Man from Mead arrested in shooting death of 51-year-old woman


WELD COUNTY, Colo. — A man from Mead is charged with first degree murder.

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office said deputies found the 51-year-old victim dead inside a home on Hunters Cove Road on Wednesday, Sept. 21.

(Photo: Weld County Sheriff’s Office)

(Photo: Weld County Sheriff’s Office)

Investigators say she had been shot multiple times in the head.

The coroner’s office has not released the victim’s name.

According to the sheriff’s office, several witnesses were detained and interviewed.

Following their investigation, Ronald Budler of Mead was arrested.

A judge denied bond for Budler on Thursday morning and he’s being held at the Weld County Jail.