Suspect in custody after 1 killed in double stabbing in western Colorado Springs neighborhood

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – A suspect is in custody after one person was killed in a double stabbing in a western Colorado Springs neighborhood.

Around 7:20 p.m. Thursday, the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Dancing Horse Drive, near Woodman west of I-25, to a report of a stabbing.

Officers found two adults needing immediate medical attention for life-threatening injuries. The two victims were taken to a hospital, where one adult woman died. An adult man is in stable condition.

Officers arrested a 31-year-old man who was charged with murder for the woman and aggravated assault for the man. The suspect was taken to the El Paso County Jail after being treated for self-inflicted injuries. Police say he is a family member of the decedent.

This is still an active investigation and anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

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