Danielle Hopton Wiki – Danielle Hopton Bio
Police said Danielle Hopton was a Colorado youth and animal shelter volunteer who was beaten to death in a parking lot earlier this month. Authorities say they have responded to a report of “an unconscious, injured woman” in the parking lot of an apartment building in Fort Collins, north of Denver, on February 6, 2021.
Danielle Hopton Age
She was 18 years old.
Danielle Hopton Education
Hopton had graduated from Fossil Ridge High School in 2020 with an academic award and, according to CBS4, was also interested in athletics, football and literature.
Danielle Hopton Beaten to Death & Cause
Fort Collins Police said in a press release that Hopton had “life-threatening injuries consistent with an attack” upon their arrival. He was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries. Larimer County Coroner ordered Hopton’s death to be murdered, and Fort Collins Police stated in a press release that they had arrested two people in connection with his death, including his ex-boyfriend.
The Fort Collins Police press release stated that Hopton, McNeil and Rayas were socializing with a larger group on the night of the attack. A few friends went to an apartment at 525 E. Drake Road and parked in the parking lot. According to the press release, Hopton and McNeil got out to speak, Hopton was attacked. He added that the two “had been in a relationship before.”
Danielle Hopton Ex-Boyfriend
His 20-year-old ex-boyfriend, Stephen McNeil, was arrested on February 7 and charged with first-degree murder, domestic violence, violation of the protection order and breach of bail conditions. Fort Collins Police added that Ian Rayas was also arrested on February 11 and charged with trying to impress a public official and two criminals involved in a crime.
— Billy (@Billy2_O) February 13, 2021
Danielle Hopton GoFundMe
A GoFundMe set up for Hopton’s family described the youth from Colorad as “a gorgeous, loving, kind and caring young woman.” “He was always smiling and laughing, always asking how he was doing, and really caring about others,” said Bo Street, who organized the fundraising event for his family.
Over $ 30,000 was raised, exceeding the $ 20,000 goal of the fundraising event.