Husband charged with wife’s murder in northeastern Colorado Springs

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Courtesy of Colorado Springs Police Department

COLORADO SPRINGS — A woman found dead Sunday inside a home off Bow River Drive has been identified by El Paso County Coroner as 39-year-old Jennifer Young of Colorado Springs.

42-year-old Fredrick Young, the victim’s husband, has been arrested and charged with First Degree Murder.

Mrs. Young’s death is the 19th homicide investigation in the City of Colorado Springs in 2019.  At this time last year, there had been 26 homicides in the city. 

Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

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