Since 1979, 6 homicides
The murder of Steamboat Springs resident Lori Bases was the sixth homicide in Routt County in more than 20 years. Not since the much-publicized shooting death of 52-year-old local businessman Gerald Boggs on Oct. 21, 1993, has there been a murder in the county.
Nick and Vicki Sharp have lived in Steamboat Springs for 20 years without their lives being touched by violence until this week. Sometime Thursday, Lori Bases, a tenant in the two-bedroom apartment that is attached to their garage, was stabbed to death.
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State investigators brought in by police
A woman found dead in her Steamboat Springs apartment early Friday was murdered, police have confirmed. As of 5 p.m. Saturday, no suspect had been identified.