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Woman kills brother and tries to hide her crime in apparent dispute over multimillion-dollar ranch: Cops

Authorities in Colorado have arrested a woman on suspicion of murdering her brother in an apparent dispute over a family ranch.

According to KCNC, 33-year-old Stephanie Jackson was arrested Wednesday afternoon just outside of Gunnison.

She is expected to face multiple charges related to her her brother’s 2015 death, including murder and tampering with a corpse.

Reports indicate Jacob Millison’s remains were found in the area last year, near the 700-acre ranch on which he lived.

As KMGH reported, the property allegedly played a role in the motive for his murder.

The property is reportedly worth millions of dollars.

While Gunnison County Undersheriff Mark Mykol indicated the Quartz Creek Valley ranch was a factor in Millison’s homicide, he did not reveal the cause of death.

Police say the suspect went to great lengths to cover up the fact that she killed her brother.

In his statement announcing Jackson’s arrest, Mykol advised the investigation remains ongoing.

The victim’s family began reporting the 29-year-old missing as early as May 2015, with a formal report ultimately filed by one relative later that year.

Jackson was arrested and booked into jail with bond set at $500,000.

In addition to the murder and tampering counts, she is set to be charged with accessory to murder, tampering with a witness or victim, tampering with physical evidence, concealing a death and abuse of a corpse.

[Featured image: Stephanie Jackson/Gunnison County jail]