Arrest Made in Jessica Ridgeway Murder

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WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Westminster police say they have made an arrest in the case involving the abduction and murder of 12-year-old Jessica Ridgeway, according to a report from KDVR.

The suspect police now have in custody is 17-year-old Austin Reed Sigg.

Police said in a press release that they received a call on Tuesday night that led them to a home near Ketner Lake where they arrested Sigg. FOX31 confirmed first this week that police have uncovered a connection between the Ridgeway case and an attack that occurred earlier this year at Ketner Lake.

Jessica Ridgeway

Charges will be filed against Sigg in the abduction and death of Ridgeway and the May 28 attempted abduction at Ketner Lake, according to the release. Click here to read more from our sister station KDVR.