Joseph Curl, 29, was arrested Monday afternoon for the murder of Linnea Dick according to a Fort Collins Police Services press release.
Curl was contacted by Fort Collins police around 2 p.m. and was voluntarily transported to the police station where he was interviewed and taken into custody at approximately 4:15 p.m.
Curl is presently in the custody of the Larimer County Detention Center on the charges of first-degree murder and sexual assault.
Firefighters found 20-year-old Linnea Dick in her home Friday. The coroner’s office says she died of asphyxiation.
Dick’s body was found in an upstairs bedroom. One fire was burning in the bedroom and another in the basement.