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Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202

720-913-2000
Beth.McCann@denverda.org

News Release

November 26, 2018 Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025

5 of 6 Now Convicted for Attempted Burglary/Murder (Villa, Glaspy, Tarango, Sapp, Leisegang)

NEWS RELEASE

November 26, 2018

Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025

 

 

FIFTH DEFENDANT CONVICTED IN CONNECTION WITH SEPTEMBER 2017 ATTEMPTED BURGLARY RESULTING IN MURDER OF VICTIM

 

The fifth of six people charged in October 2017 in connection with the shooting death of a man in an attempted burglary of his home was convicted on November 16 in Denver District Court.

 

Tyjonn Villa (dob 03-20-1996) was found guilty after a three-day jury trial of felony murder (F1), second degree murder (F2), and attempt to commit second degree burglary (F4).

 

Co-defendants Quenon Glaspy (dob: 06-12-1997), Mikie Tarango (dob: 03-13-1997), and Kylan Sapp (dob: 09-22-1995) each pleaded guilty in July to one count of second degree murder (F2).  All three were sentenced in September:  Sapp was sentenced to 22 years in prison, Glaspy to 30 years in prison, and Tarango to 32 years in prison.

 

Co-defendant Leisegang pleaded guilty in June to aggravated robbery (F3) and was immediately sentenced to 20 years in prison.

 

Glaspy, Tarango, Sapp, William Webb (dob: 04-14-1992), and Savannah Leisegang (dob: 08-04-1999) were each charged with felony murder (F1) and attempt to commit second degree burglary (F4).

 

On September 25, 2017, the victim, 24-year-old Dominique Cozy, was shot at his home in the 2200 block of S. Delaware Street. Webb is alleged to be involved in the planning or attempted execution of the burglary of the home which resulted in the subsequent shooting death of Mr. Cozy.

 

Webb is scheduled for trial beginning March 18, 2019.

 

Villa is scheduled to be sentenced on January 18, 2019.

 

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The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual(s) committed a crime(s) under Colorado laws.  A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.     See Colo. RPC 3.6