On September 29, a resident called to report that his roommate, Yvette McFarland, 41, had passed away in their home in the 1300 block of Welch St. Through the course of the investigation, detectives have determined that on or around September 24, the home was burglarized and the woman had sustained injuries in an assault. None of the residents had reported these incidents to police.
McFarland’s cause and manner of death are still pending and will be released by the Larimer County Coroner’s Office. Police are actively investigating the burglary and assault. Anyone with information about the burglary or assault should contact Detective Annie Hill at 970-416-2372. People can also contact Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868 or www.stopcriminals.org. Tipsters may remain anonymous.