Aurora Police investigating stabbing death on South Mobile Street Monday


AURORA | One man was stabbed to death in an Aurora home late Monday afternoon, marking the second killing in the city in roughly two hours.

Officers responded to 1635 S. Mobile St. after receiving reports of a stabbing at the location shortly before 4:45 p.m. Aug. 17, according to Officer Crystal McCoy, spokesperson for the Aurora Police Department.

The man was apparently stabbed with a knife, police said. Authorities transported him to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office is expected to identify the man in the coming days.

Police on Tuesday announced that Craig James Kilgore Jr., 26, has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing the unidentified man. He was charged with first-degree murder late in the day on Aug. 17.

Kilgore is slated to appear in Arapahoe county District Court at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 21, according to county records.

He is currently incarcerated at the Arapahoe County Jail without bond.

The incident capped a violent day in Aurora, where two other people were shot, including one fatally.

Anyone who may have information about this shooting is encouraged to call Aurora detectives at 303-739-6077 or the local branch of Crime Stoppers U.S.A. at 720-913-7867. Tipsters who call the Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and be eligible for rewards up to $2,000.

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