Suspect sought in connection to fire at Aurora hotel construction site

AURORA, Colo. — Aurora Fire Rescue is asking for help in finding a person of interest in connection with a fire that engulfed a hotel under construction in June.

Person of interest in hotel under construction in Aurora in June 2017. (Photo: Aurora Fire Rescue)

The two-alarm fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. on June 19 at the site of a future Marriott Courtyard Hotel at 255 N. Blackhawk St.

There were no people in the building and no injuries.

Officials released a blurry photo of the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.