According to a report from Lakewood Police Department, on Dec. 30, police arrested 51-year-old Karl Aaron Bemish in Trinidad on suspicion of committing first degree murder in Lakewood, Co.

The victim has been identified as 45-year-old Hilary Engel.

On Dec. 29, Lakewood Police were called to a home on the 2100 block of South Coors Circle on reports of a missing person.

“When friends of the home’s resident arrived, they reported finding an adult female deceased inside the home,” said Lakewood PD’s release. “It appears the victim died of strangulation.”

Multiple news agencies inquired for additional information from Trinidad Police Department but as of the time of publication, received no response.

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