On 08/07/2023 at approximately 8:25 pm, officers with the Grand Junction Police Department responded to a report of an assault in progress in the 2800 block of North Avenue. Officers discovered one male subject with multiple stab wounds and a second male subject with minor injuries. Both subjects were transported to St Mary’s Hospital for medical treatment. The male who suffered multiple stab wounds was pronounced deceased at the hospital. Once treated for his minor injuries, Daniel Craddock, 61, was arrested and remanded to the Mesa County Detention Facility on the following charge:
The Mesa County Coroner's Office will be responsible for releasing the identity of the deceased male once appropriate notifications have been made. The Grand Junction Police Department believes this to be an isolated incident. This case remains under investigation and there is no further information available at this time.