Teen Arrested in Killing of Colorado Girl

6 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, October 24 2012 Oct 24, 2012 Wednesday, October 24, 2012 12:13:19 PM CDT October 24, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

WESTMINSTER, Co. - Police say a 17-year-old boy from suburban Denver has been arrested in the abduction and killing of a 10-year-old girl and the attempted kidnapping of a runner.

Westminster police say they arrested Austin Reed Sigg after getting a tip that led them to a home Tuesday night.

Sigg is from Westminster, the same Denver suburb where Jessica Ridgeway lived.

Jessica disappeared Oct. 5 and her body was found five days later in a field at a park. The break comes two days after police said Jessica's abduction was linked to the attempted abduction of a 22-year-old runner in May at another park, the Ketner Lake Open Space. Police say their tip led them to a home near that park, which is close to Jessica's school.

Sigg will be charged in both cases.

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