Deputies identify woman found dead in Colorado Springs storage unit

Julie Tureson / El Paso County Sheriff's Office
Julie Tureson / El Paso County Sheriff's Office

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Deputies have identified the woman who was found dead in a storage unit in Colorado Springs Friday.

The victim has been identified as Julie Tureson, 33. Deputies said Tureson was reported missing Friday morning. Their investigation into the missing persons report led them to the unit at the Public Storage on East Platte Avenue, where they found her body.

James Woo has been arrested on first-degree murder charges in connection with Tureson’s death. He was apprehended Friday afternoon at the Seattle airport, where he was about to board a flight to Hong Kong.

Deputies said Woo and Tureson had previously dated.

Deputies said Woo tried to meet women through the dating app Tinder. They are now looking for other people who have spoken to Woo through Tinder. They said he was active on the app in Colorado Springs, Denver, and his hometown of San Francisco.

If you have met Woo or spoken to him through Tinder, you’re asked to call the sheriff’s office at 719-390-5555.

Photo shows James T. Woo, a person of interest in a suspicious death at a Colorado Springs storage unit Friday morning. / El Paso County Sheriff's Office
James Woo / El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

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