Man mistaken for intruder, stabbed by family member
Littleton Police Department
On Jan. 14, Littleton Police responded to a report of a stabbing involving two male subjects at 8201 S. Santa Fe Drive. The initial 911 call was received by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office from a third-party caller reporting an intruder who had been stabbed. DCSO transferred the call after learning the location of the incident.
Officers arrived on scene and found a male subject who had sustained multiple stab wounds. Officers immediately began life-saving measures, and Littleton Fire Rescue paramedics transferred the man to a nearby hospital. He ultimately succumbed to his injuries.
Littleton Police Detectives learned that at approximately 11:47 p.m., a family member was mistaken as an intruder after entering the residence. Detectives are working with with the Arapahoe County District Attorney’s Office, but no formal charges have been filed at this time.
On Jan. 14, Littleton Police responded to a report of a stabbing involving two male subjects at 8201 S. Santa Fe Drive, Lot #136.
Investigators have determined that John Thomas Jones, DOB/08-26-1963, of Montauk, New York, arrived unannounced at his mother’s residence just before midnight. Dylan Jones, DOB/09-06-1993, John’s nephew, was spending the night with his grandmother after returning from a recent vacation. Neither of the family members anticipated John’s arrival and Dylan was sleeping alone in the spare bedroom. As John entered the bedroom, Dylan mistook his uncle as an unwanted intruder and stabbed him.
Littleton Police Detectives continue to confer with the Arapahoe County District Attorney’s Office and the investigation is ongoing. At this time there have been no arrests or formal charges filed as a result of the incident.