Update: Fort Collins Police arrest suspect for Eastside Park stabbing

Austin Fleskes

An updated press release by the City of Fort Collins further updates the Eastside Park stabbing that

The mug shot of Roger Brown, age 66, who was arrested on March 7, 2018 for the stabbing of 36-year old Luis Renteria in Eastside Park.
Roger Brown, age 66, was arrested on March 7, 2018 for the stabbing of 36-year old Luis Renteria in Eastside Park. Photo courtesy of the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office.

occurred on March 7, 2018. 

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The victim in this event was identified as 36-year old Luis Renteria. Renteria was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. The knife used in said stabbing was recovered by officers.

“The park was closed for approximately three and a half hours for processing,” explains the update.

During this time, FCPS deployed an “unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone” to photograph the scene. 

A booking photo of Roger Brown, the suspect in this incident, was released by the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office. 

This case is still under active investigation, and anyone with information, who has not spoken already, is asked to contact Detective Jaclyn Shaklee at 970-416-2771 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868 or www.stopcriminals.org

Collegian reporter Austin Fleskes can be reached at news@collegian.com or on Twitter @Austinfleskes07.