Posted December 1st, 2013 @ 1:13pm
Eagle County, Colorado Sheriff's release:
Eagle County Colo. – On Saturday, November 30, 2013, Traci Cunningham was taken into custody and booked into the Eagle County Detention Facility on the charge of Murder in the First Degree. Cunningham is being held without bond. Formal charges will be filed by the District Attorney’s Office.
The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Lakewood Police Department and the Aurora Police Department for their assistance in the apprehension of this suspect.
At approximately 9:00 A.M. on Friday November 29, 2013, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a body found 15.2 miles up Gypsum Creek Road, Gypsum Colo. The female victim appeared to have multiple gunshot wounds. The victim has been identified as Penelope Sue Cunningham, 60, of Aurora Colo.
Shortly after 3:00 P.M. on November 30, 2013, Deputies with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, along with, the Lakewood Police Department contacted Traci Cunningham, age 28, of Aurora Colo. Traci Cunningham is the daughter of the victim and is being interviewed as a person of interest in this incident.
If you think you may have any information about the suspects or this crime, please call the Eagle County Sheriff's Office at (970) 328-8500.