DENVER, CO – On the night of July 3, police and emergency medial personnel arrived at an apartment in the 1500 block of Oneida Street, to find 40-year old Ariana Wolk lying in a pool of her own blood. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
She had been stabbed to death, according to an autopsy report.
Four days later Jose Sandoval-Romero, 24, was taken into custody.
On July 16, Denver District Attorney Beth McCann announced the following:
Detectives located video from the night of the murder showing Ms. Wolk with Sandoval-Romero who is seen holding a clear cup with pink liquid. The cup was found in Ms. Wolk’s yard and fingerprints allegedly tied it back to Jose Sandoval-Romero who was arrested in Colorado Springs on July 7, 2020. During his interview with law enforcement, Sandoval-Romero admitted that he had stabbed Ms. Wolk, fled the scene, and discarded his bloody clothes before fleeing to Colorado Springs.
Sandoval-Romero has been charged with first-degree murder. He is currently being held at the Denver County Jail without bond.
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