WESTMINSTER, CO - White-suited crime-scene investigators are collecting evidence Thursday morning from the Westminster home of the 17-year-old suspect in the kidnapping and killing of 10-year-old Colorado girl Jessica Ridgeway.
Detectives had been in the 102nd Avenue home of Austin Reed Sigg early in the morning, but they were joined by a team of CSI investigators clad in white suits and blue shoe covers, Scripps Denver station 7NEWS photojournalist Kenny Holmes reported from the scene.
CSI investigators first entered the home with cameras and then started carrying boxes and bins inside, likely for gathering evidence.
Sigg's Mom Called Police
Westminster police said they received a call Tuesday evening that led them to Sigg's home near the Ketner Lake Open Space, which is about 1 mile from Jessica's home on the other side of Ketner Lake.
He was arrested at his home around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday and cooperated with police and waived his rights, according to the custody report.
7NEWS has learned that a woman identifying herself as Sigg's aunt said the teen went to his mother on Tuesday with "disturbing information" and his mom urged him to call police and turn himself in.
Sigg's mother, Mindy Sigg, told reporters that she made the phone call to police and then her son turned himself in.
His mother was at the home when he was taken into custody.
Sigg does not appear on any Colorado sex offender lists and since he is a juvenile, his previous record has been sealed.
He is being held at the Mount View Youth Services Detention Center.
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