Cops Confirm: Body of Missing Colorado Girl Found
FBI asks Denver residents to help find killer of Jessica Ridgeway
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 12, 2012 6:07 PM CDT
Westminster Police Chief Lee Birk speaks at a news conference in Westminster, Colo., on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.   (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

(Newser) – Colorado police confirmed today that a body they found is that of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway, who vanished while walking to school last week, KDVR reports. "Our focus has changed from a search for Jessica to a mission for justice for Jessica," said the police chief of Westminster, a suburb in northwestern Denver. "There is a predator at large in our community. We are doing everything in our power to apprehend that predator."

The FBI is asking residents to watch out for anyone behaving oddly—by missing appointments, cutting work, or altering their appearance, the AP reports. "It could be your boss, it could be your friend, and ultimately it could be your family member," said an FBI spokesman. Meanwhile, Westminster residents are getting used to seeing police stand guard at crosswalks and rummage around people's yards. "We're all a little bit on alert, but it's not fear," says a woman in the neighborhood. "We're angry because this is a good neighborhood."

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Oct 13, 2012 2:42 PM CDT
Look at all the violence and hate in these comments. Now you know where the predator came from...USA! USA! USA! Sick, violent bankrupt and materialist nation imploding military empire that kills children in other nations- dismembering them with bombs. So, why not here also, by some psychotic sex abuser who was probably abused by his parents...who were abused by their parents.. USA! USA! USA!
Oct 13, 2012 1:29 AM CDT
The trash human who did this should be tortured for a week, as long or longer than it when Jessica went missing... Then this piece of trash or trash, more than one person, will then be executed by the people.
Oct 13, 2012 12:48 AM CDT
2% thought this was "Hillarious" there truly are some mentally sick minded people.