Arrest made in homicide of woman whose body was dumped along I-25

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. -- An arrest was made Friday in connection with the Shelby Weatherly homicide case. Her body was found along I-25 south of Castle Rock on September 30.

Detectives with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said Mihail Petrov, 37, is a suspect in the case.

Shelby Weatherly

He was arrested in Denver just before noon Friday and taken to the Douglas County Detentions Center. He was being held on $500,000 bond.

He faces charges of accessory to a crime/first degree murder, tampering with evidence and concealing a death.

“We will continue to work very hard on this case until we get justice for Shelby and her family,” Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said.

Documents in the case have been sealed.

Anyone who has any information about Mihail Petrov or can provide any information that will help with this investigation is asked to call the DCSO Tipline at 303-660-7579.  Denver Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000 reward. Tips can be reported to Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 720-913-STOP.