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Autopsy: Cause and manner of death of 23-year-old who struggled with Aurora police is undetermined
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The cause and manner of death of a 23-year-old man, who collapsed and was hospitalized after a violent arrest by Aurora police officers, are “undetermined,” according to the Adams County Coroner’s Office. Elijah McClain was declared “brain dead” on Aug. 27 at a local hospital. “Intense physical exertion and a narrow left coronary artery contributed […]

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Jury convicts Jefferson County man of shooting terminally ill wife to death
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Provided by the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office Bruce Bagwell, 60, was convicted by a jury for fatally shooting his terminally ill wife on Feb. 6, 2019. A 60-year-old man was found guilty of first-degree murder for killing his wife of 37 years who had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, according to the Jefferson […]

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Police arrest suspect in Lakewood motel shooting death
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Asha Thompson Lakewood police Tuesday morning arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a woman at a Lakewood motel. Asha Adolphus Thompson, 32, was taken into custody about 7:30 a.m. at the Big Bunny Motel, 6218 W. Colfax Ave., according to a news release. Thompson is a suspect in the death of […]

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Death of unarmed 23-year-old in police custody prompts questions about increasingly common use of ketamine as sedative for agitated patients
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A Denver lawyer and the family of an Aurora man who died after a violent police encounter are questioning paramedics’ use of a strong sedative that is becoming an increasingly common way for Colorado first responders to treat extremely agitated people. Ninety fire departments and emergency medical service agencies across Colorado — including those in […]

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Uber driver Michael Hancock not guilty of first-degree murder in shooting death of passenger
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Provided by Denver Police Department Michael Hancock Denver Uber driver Michael Hancock is not guilty of first-degree murder, a 12-member Denver jury decided Thursday after nearly 12 hours of deliberation. Jurors were not given the option of convicting Hancock of a lesser charge. So they had to decide whether the driver shot his passenger, Hyun […]

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Man arrested in Kentucky as suspect in Denver shooting death on Sept. 15, police say
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A 23-year-old man was arrested in Kentucky for investigation of a homicide in Denver, police said. Denver police Walter Watley Walter Watley was arrested Thursday on suspicion of first-degree murder and violation of a protection order in the Sept. 15 shooting death of 23-year-old Omar Noor, according to police. Homicide Report Follow this year’s homicides […]

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Juvenile male found shot to death in Denver’s Green Valley Ranch
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Denver police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect or suspects after a juvenile male was found shot to death in a Green Valley Ranch park. Officers responded to Green Valley West Park about 9 a.m. Saturday to conduct a death investigation. The park is just east of Tower Road at the intersection […]

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In court filing, Patrick Frazee points to Idaho nurse as alternate suspect in Kelsey Berreth’s death
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Provided From left are Kelsey Berreth and Patrick Frazee. Patrick Frazee’s attorneys filed a list of defenses and witnesses Tuesday afternoon, saying there could be evidence presented at his murder trial next month that other people were involved in the killing of Kelsey Berreth. The deadline for filing alternate suspects to the court was Monday, […]

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Suspect to be identified in 38-year-old cold case death of 18-year-old female hitchhiker
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A suspect who allegedly picked up an 18-year-old hitchhiker, bludgeoned her to death and dumped her body in Genesee Park in Jefferson County in August of 1981 has been identified, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Jeannie Marie Moore. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader announced in a Monday news release that he will identify […]

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Denver doctor settles opioid wrongful death lawsuit as statewide attention to painkiller addiction increases
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A Denver doctor this week settled a lawsuit alleging he caused a mother’s accidental opioid overdose by prescribing too many pain medicines, and experts say the agreement is a sign that legal attempts to address the opioid crisis increasingly may be focused on individual medical providers rather than big drug companies. Dr. Andrew Hong settled […]

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Suspect charged in connection with Saturday stabbing death in Aurora
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A 28-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to a Saturday night stabbing in Aurora. Erica Kentrell Lamar Daniel, 28, has been charged with first-degree murder after deliberation, according to a news release from the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Daniel was advised of the charge Wednesday and is scheduled to appear in […]

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Highlands Ranch woman convicted of first-degree murder in 2018 death of her newborn
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A Highlands Ranch woman has been convicted of first-degree murder for the 2018 death of her newborn daughter. A Douglas County jury on Tuesday found Camille Wasinger-Konrad, 25, guilty on all three counts: first-degree murder after deliberation; tampering with physical evidence; and the position-of-trust murder charge, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Douglas County Sheriff's […]

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East 16th Avenue reopened after police determine person’s death not suspicious
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Police have reopened East 16th Avenue between Broadway and Lincoln Avenue after investigating the discovery of a body early Tuesday morning and determining that the person’s death was not suspicious in nature, Denver police said. Related Articles Family, estate of Nepalese man shot dead by Westminster officer file federal lawsuit Sol Pais, Miami teen who […]

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Woman’s death in Denver’s Montclair neighborhood investigated as homicide, police say
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A woman’s death in Denver’s Montclair neighborhood is being investigated as a homicide, police said. #DPD Update: Re 8000 Blk E. 12th Ave. This incident is a considered a Homicide investigation. The victim has been identified as an adult female. Anyone with possible information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers @ (720) 913-7867. #Denver — […]

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