Denver Woman Kenia Monge's Disappearance Prompts Capture of Killer Rapist


Kenia Monge, a 19-year-old college student, went missing on April 1, 2011, in Denver, Colorado1. Her stepfather, Tony Lee, received a call from his wife Maria saying that Kenia was nowhere to be found1. The case led investigators all over the state of Colorado and ended with an arrest that may have saved countless lives.

The Investigation

Denver Police had no idea a psycho-sexual maniac was in their midst until Kenia Monge mysteriously went missing1. Police began investigating her disappearance and discovered that she had been at a nightclub with friends before she went missing1. Surveillance footage showed her leaving the club with a man named Travis Forbes1.

The Arrest

Forbes was initially questioned by police but was released due to lack of evidence1. However, police continued to investigate him and discovered that he had a history of violence against women1. Just two days after police ended their surveillance of Forbes, he attacked and raped another woman1. This led to his arrest and eventual conviction for the murder of Kenia Monge1.

The Aftermath

Forbes was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of Kenia Monge1. The case highlighted the importance of surveillance footage in criminal investigations and the need for police to take all reports of missing persons seriously.


Kenia Monge's disappearance and murder is a tragic reminder of the dangers that women face in society. Her case led to the capture of a killer rapist and may have saved countless lives. The case also highlights the importance of police taking all reports of missing persons seriously and the need for surveillance footage in criminal investigations.