Rain continues Sunday night across S Colorado... snow for the higher elevations and mountains. Sunday evening into Monday morning offers the best window for locally heavy rain and snow. The mountains will see significant snow. Rain and snow chances continue into Monday as the system exits Monday evening... head over to the "Weather" tab for more information.
Police have arrested two people in connection to the death of a Pueblo woman whose body was found in a home earlier this week.
Kasai Ciofassa and Donna Tortessi were arrested Tuesday in Denver. The victim's missing 2008 silver Chevy HHR was also found.
Ciofassa is being charged with felony murder in the case. The involvement of Tortessi is still under investigation.
Police say the pair took 42-year-old Elizabeth Johnson-Miranda's vehicle from her home. She was later found dead inside the house when officers responded to a call that smoke was coming from the home.
Both suspects were arrested without incident on unrelated burglary charges before Ciofassa was charged with murder. Ciofassa also has an unrelated motor vehicle theft charge.
11 News obtained the arrest papers of Ciofassa and Tortessi and it said they were a couple. On June 2nd, police say they burglarized a home in a neighborhood where one of their moms lived. Documents say they couple took a safe out of his mother's home.
We've also learned Ciofassa was arrested back in 2009 for attempting to murder his girlfriend at the time. The judge dropped all charges, except one. He was sentenced to 5 years probation. However, that probation was revoked and he was sentenced to jail for 18 months in 2012.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.