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    Domestic related homicide in south Jeffco

    Jefferson County, CO. – On March 21, 2014 at 9:00 p.m., the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a possible homicide at 9383 W. Ontario Dr. in south Jeffco. The caller was a neighbor who stated that there was a domestic disturbance at the residence and that the female, later identified as Michele Elaine Lucero, 34, had been killed.

    Deputies arrived and discovered Lucero’s body in the home. The suspect was believed to be Lucero’s common-law husband, Michael Allen Sommerfield, dob 071280. Sommerfield lived at the residence with Lucero, and had left the scene prior to deputies’ arrival. He later called and turned himself in. Sommerfield was booked into the Jefferson County Jail for suspicion of 1st degree murder where he is being held without bond. His first court appearance is scheduled for Monday, March 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

    The manner and cause of Lucero’s death will be determined by the Coroner’s Office.

    A mugshot of Sommerfield is attached.

    Jacki Kelley
    Public Information Director

    Mark Techmeyer
    Public Information Officer

    March 22, 2014

    Michael Allen Sommerfield Homicide Suspect