Woman found dead following domestic violence call, suspect killed by Arvada police


ARVADA (KDVR) — The Arvada Police department said a woman was found dead in an apartment on Friday morning. A male suspect who was also in the apartment, was killed by police.

Police said the incident happened around 5:08 a.m. near 53rd Avenue and Everett Street.

APD said they were called to an apartment complex for a domestic violence situation that may have involved a potential homicide.

When APD arrived at the complex and tried to enter the apartment, police were confronted with a man who had a knife. The suspect was shot by Arvada police and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to APD.

APD said they found a female victim with stab wounds in the apartment. The woman was pronounced dead on scene, according to APD.

Arvada police said no officers were injured.

The victim’s identity and age have not been released. The suspect’s identity and age have not been released.

An investigation is underway into what happened.

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