An unnamed suspect in the death of Blake Bostic, 38, of Summit County, could face homicide charges, 5th Judicial District Attorney Bruce Brown said Monday, April 14 in a news release.
Bostic was pronounced dead at about 4:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center after a dispute allegedly turned violent at the Snowshoe Motel in Frisco. The Summit County Coroner has planned an autopsy for Tuesday, April 15 to determine an official cause of death.
As of 5 p.m. Monday, a suspect was in custody at the Frisco Police Station. The name of the suspect was being withheld while Frisco police officers conducted interviews of potential witnesses. The Frisco Police Department is leading the investigation.
Jill Sarmo, public information officer for the district attorney’s office, said officers planned to transfer the suspect to Breckenridge at an undisclosed time Monday night for booking into Summit County Jail.
The suspect is scheduled to appear Tuesday, April 15 for an advisement in Summit County Court. The time is still to be determined.
The Frisco Police Department and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident, which was initiated at about 2 a.m. as a report of an assault.