Man suspected of murdering a woman in Colorado arrested in Trinidad

Karl Bemish. Mugshot obtained by All Things 81082.
Karl Bemish. Mugshot obtained by All Things 81082.(Las Animas County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Dec. 31, 2020 at 5:24 PM MST
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TRINIDAD, Colo. (KKTV) - A man suspected of murdering a woman in Lakewood was arrested about 200 miles away in Trinidad.

All Things 81082 reported the arrest of Karl Bemish on Wednesday. Lakewood Police provided more updates on the case through social media.

According to police, officers were called to a Lakewood home on Tuesday at about 2:45 in the afternoon for reports of a missing woman. The body of 45-year-old Hilary Engel was found inside the home. Police believe she died from strangulation.

Karl Bemis was taken into custody in Trinidad on Wednesday. Bemish is suspected of first-degree murder.

All Things 81082 was the first to announce his arrest:

Alleged Fugitive Killer Arrested at Days Inn Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at around 11:27 A.M., Trinidad Police were...

Posted by All Things 81082 on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

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