- Patrick Frazee was formally charged with two counts of first-degree murder and three counts of solicitation to commit first-degree murder in connection to the death of his fiancée Kelsey Berreth.
- The formal charges come 10 days after he was arrested in his home in Teller County, Colorado, on December 21.
- Berreth, Frazee’s fiancée, was last seen on Thanksgiving. Her body has not been found.
The fiancé of a Colorado woman who has been missing since Thanksgiving has been formally charged in connection to her death, despite her body not being found.
Patrick Frazee, 32, was formally charged on Monday with two counts of first-degree murder and three counts of solicitation to commit first-degree murder in connection with the death of Kelsey Berreth, according to KKTV.
The body of Berreth, who was last seen on Thanksgiving, has not been found.
The two charges of first-degree murder relate to two different theories as to what happened to Berreth.
The first charge said Frazee “unlawfully, feleniously, after deliberation, and with the intent to cause the death of a person other than himself, caused the death of Kelsey Berreth,” according to court documents seen by KKTV.
The second charge said Frazee “unlawfully and feloniously, acting alone or with one or more persons, committed or attempted to commit Robbery and, in the course of or in furtherance of that crime, or in the immediate flight therefrom, the death of Kelsey Berreth, a person, other than one of the participants, was cause by anyone,” the court documents said.
Frazee was arrested at his home in Teller County on December 21, according to a press release from the Woodland Park Police Department.
Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De Young said at a December 21 press conference that they found evidence in Berreth’s townhouse that suggests she was killed there.
He said Frazee has been the only person arrested in connection to Berreth’s disappearance, and he was unsure whether more arrests would be made.
Berreth, a flight instructor and mother of one, was last seen alive on Thanksgiving, when surveillance cameras captured her entering a local Safeway with her infant daughter.
Frazee told authorities that he later picked up his daughter and hadn’t seen Berreth since.
The couple were engaged and shared a child, but never lived together, Berreth’s mother said at a press conference earlier this month.
INSIDER reporter Ashley Collman contributed to this article.
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