Newly released video footage shows the mistress of convicted murderer Patrick Frazee telling investigators that the killer’s mother, Sheila Frazee, watched as her son burned what is believed to be Kelsey Berreth’s remains at his Colorado ranch.
As CrimeOnline previously reported, Frazee was convicted last week on all counts related to the murder of Kelsey Berreth, who was last seen alive on Thanksgiving Day 2018, and will spend the rest of his life in prison. Although Berreth’s body was never found, Frazee’s one-time mistress Krystal Lee testified that she cleaned up the murder scene at Berreth’s Woodland Park apartment, where Frazee told Lee he bludgeoned Berreth to death on Thanksgiving. Lee also said that she helped burn what she believed was Berreth’s body along with other pieces of evidence at Frazee’s ranch in Florissant, where he lived with his mother.
Lee, who lived in Idaho at the time of the murder, entered into a plea deal in which she pleaded guilty to one count of tampering with evidence, in exchange for testifying against Frazee. She also walked Colorado Bureau of Investigation agents through the crime scene and showed them the area where she and Frazee burned the evidence, which was recorded on a body camera.
In the footage, Lee says that at some point during the burning Sheila Frazee appeared to walk out of her house and stand on her deck, watching Frazee and Lee burn the items.
Asked by an investigator about having previously said she had seen Frazee’s mother, Lee points towards the house and says, “I could just see her step out between these two trees,” before going back inside. It is unclear from the conversation how long Sheila Frazee was watching the burn.
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Lee, formerly a nurse, faces up to the three years in prison on the tampering with evidence charge.
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