Yesterday Edward Geavanni Cox (DOB 05/08/80) was arrested in Paonia by Gunnison and Delta County Sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for 1st degree murder, class 1 felony and Child abuse resulting in death which is a class 2 felony. This arrest was for the homicide of Christian Wentz (DOB 4/28/09) on April 17, 2010 in Somerset and culminated after an extensive investigation involving the Gunnison County Sheriff’s Office, Gunnison County Coroner’s Office, Delta County Sheriff’s Office, Paonia Police Department, and the 7th Judicial District Attorneys office. Cox is currently being held in the Gunnison County Detention Center for the above charges under a no bond warrant. He is scheduled for Court on May 11th, however a hearing will be held in regard to advisement of rights prior to that time. The arrest affidavit has been sealed by the courts per request of the District Attorneys Office pending further investigation of pertinent items involving the case.
Source: Press Release (Posted 11:08a)
The husband of a camper who fell to her death in the Knowles Canyon Overlook last month passed a voluntary polygraph test. NBC 11 News says that Dannah Foster’s toxicology reports are still pending. The final ruling of the 23-year-old’s death has yet to be made by the Mesa County Coroner. The Foster’s were camping with another couple at the time of Dannah’s death.
Source: NBC 11 News (Posted 12:28p)