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Man In Custody After Girlfriend Found Dead In Lakewood

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Corey Anthony Lopez (credit: Lakewood Police Department)

Corey Anthony Lopez (credit: Lakewood Police Department)

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – The Lakewood Police Department is investigating a suspicious death as a homicide.

On Tuesday Corey Anthony Lopez, 21, called police saying his girlfriend was unresponsive. When officers arrived they found the body of 21-year-old Richelle Best.

An autopsy found the cause of death as non-visible trauma.

Lopez was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and domestic violence. He’ll be in court on Monday.

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