Menu

Crime & Courts

Police in Colorado arrest family friend in deaths of mother and 2 children

Authorities say a 31-year-old family friend has been arrested in the deaths of a mother and two young children in Canon (CAN'-yun) City, Colo.

Police said Jaacob Van Winkle is accused of killing a 5-year-old boy, a 9-year-old girl and their 35-year-old mother Sunday night.

Police Sgt. Shannon Byerly said Monday that Van Winkle is facing charges of first-degree murder, kidnapping and sexual assault.

Police were responding to a report of a sexual assault from a teenage girl when they found the bodies. Byerly said the girl escaped and ran to a neighbor's home to notify police.

Byerly said the girl was taken to a hospital, where she was treated and released. Police haven't said how she knew the victims or suspect. None of the victims has been identified.

Bank Rates

Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
30 Y Fixed Graph 4.26% up 4.24%  
15 Y Fixed Graph 3.27% dw 3.31%  
30 Y Fixed Jumbo Graph 4.59% up 4.57%  
5/1 ARM Graph 3.45% dw 3.66%  
5/1 Jumbo ARM Graph 3.54% up 3.45%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
$30K HELOC Graph 4.39% dw 4.47%  
$50K HELOC Graph 4.11% dw 4.17%  
$30K Loan Graph 4.99% dw 5.11%  
$50K Loan Graph 4.40% dw 4.56%  
$75K Loan Graph 4.40% dw 4.51%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
36 M New Graph 2.91% up 2.87%  
36 M Used Graph 3.44% up 3.35%  
48 M New Graph 3.19% up 3.14%  
48 M Used Graph 2.97% up 2.92%  
60 M New Graph 3.22% up 3.17%  
Loan Type Graph Yield +/- Last Week
6 month Graph 0.34% dw 0.35%  
1 yr Graph 0.67% -- 0.68%  
5 yr Graph 1.38% up 1.37%