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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Investigated Deaths in Highlands Ranch Home

Today, at approximately 7:29 a.m., deputies responded to a residence on Crestmore Way, Highlands Ranch on a death investigation. The bodies of one adult female and one juvenile female were located deceased inside the residence.

The scene was immediately secured by deputies and an investigation was initiated.

At 3:20 p.m. the Douglas County Coroner’s Office identified the adult female as, 39-year-old, Cristi Benavides, who was temporarily residing at the residence on Crestmore Way. Notifications have been made to the next of kin.

At this time we do not believe there is any threat to the community. This is an open and active investigation; no further information will be released at this time.