Man killed in Denver vehicle theft ID’d; suspect still at large
DENVER — The man who was killed while trying to stop an auto theft last week was identified Monday by the Denver Police Department.
William Romo-Rodriguez was ejected from his vehicle while attempting to stop a suspect from stealing it as it was parked in front of El Mecanico at 3161 W. Alameda Ave. about 3:45 a.m. Friday.
Romo-Rodriguez was taken to Denver Health where he died.
Police are treating his death as a homicide and have not released a description of the suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.