DENVER — A teacher with the Cherry Creek Faculty District was determined Tuesday as the target of a lethal capturing in Denver around the weekend.
Melissa Wright, 41, was shot and killed in the Denver’s Lowry Field neighborhood overnight Friday.
Police arrested Eric Cobain, 49, in close proximity to the 700 block of Kipling St. in Lakewood late Sunday night time. He is becoming held for investigation of initially-diploma murder.
Family members of Melissa Wright say Cobain is her ex-boyfriend. The two recently broke up.
According to the district’s web site, Melissa Wright was a Extreme Instructional Disability (SED) distinctive instruction trainer at I-Crew Manor, an different faculty in the Cherry Creek University District.
On a profile of Melissa Wright on the district’s internet site, they wrote, “Wright teaches math and constantly goes the more mile for her pupils, no matter if it’s helping her pupils begin a company or get accessibility to significant materials.”
I-Group Manor sent a letter to parents Monday informing them of Melissa Wright’s dying. The letter contained methods made available to pupils who are coping with loss.
“She lived life to the fullest,” mentioned Judy Wright, her mom. “She labored tricky. She analyzed tough. She played challenging. And she beloved to journey.”
Wright leaves behind a daughter, Morgan Becwar, who states she lost a loving mother and shut pal.
“It is been the worst time of my life,” Becwar claimed about the earlier two times. “I sense like a significant chunk of me was taken with her, and I’m in no way going to get it again.”