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Cold case: Kelly Bly Acosta was murdered in February, 2017

Police are still looking for the person who shot and killed Acosta
Photo of Kelly Bly Acosta courtesy of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation Cold Case website.

On February 18, 2017, at approximately 4 a.m., officers with the Aurora Police Department responded to 4065 S. Crystal Circle, where they found 29-year-old Kelly Bly Acosta lying on the ground and bleeding from gunshot wounds. 

According to a report on the Colorado Bureau of Investigation Cold Case website, the suspect is a black male who shot Acosta when the victim confronted him. 

The suspect fled in an unknown, possible white vehicle. 

Acosta was transported from the crime scene to the Medical Center of Aurora, where he died as a result of the gunshot wounds. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Aurora Police Department at 303-739-1800.