Two arrested in connection with fatal stabbing in Colorado Springs

Jason Kover and Michael Adkisson / Colorado Springs Police Department
Jason Kover and Michael Adkisson / Colorado Springs Police Department

This story has been updated. 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police are investigating after a man was fatally stabbed at the Quail Hill Mobile Home Park early Sunday.

The stabbing happened just before 3 a.m. at the mobile home park on Galley Road just west of Powers Boulevard. Police said the victim died on the scene.

A person of interest surrendered to authorities around 11:30 a.m., more than eight hours after barricading himself inside a home on Sheffield Lane, which is in the area of Austin Bluffs Parkway and Union Boulevard.

The person of interest, 35-year-old Jason Kover of Colorado Springs, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder. A second suspect, 33-year-old Michael Adkisson of Colorado Springs, has been arrested and charged with accessory to murder.

Police said their investigation into the stabbing is ongoing.

If you have any information, call CSPD at 719-444-7000. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 719-634-7867.

This is the 12th homicide of 2017 in Colorado Springs. At this time last year, there were two homicides.

SWAT Standoff
The scene at the 3600 block of Sheffield Lane Sunday, April 30, where the person of interest later surrendered after barricading inside a home for over 8 hours. / Ray Harless — FOX21 News
Quail Hill Mobile Home Park
Quail Hill Mobile Home Park / Ray Harless — FOX21 News

UPDATE: Police originally said the victim died at the hospital, but now say he died on the scene.

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