DPD investigating homicide in Five Points area

DENVER — The Denver Police Department is investigating a homicide in the Five Points area.

Shortly after 12 p.m. Sunday, DPD said its officers were conducting a death investigation near Park Avenue West and Lawrence Street. At 2 p.m., the department said the death was considered a homicide and that the victim was an adult male.

Police said the circumstances surrounding the man’s death are under investigation.

Just before 7:30 p.m., DPD said it had arrested an adult male suspect in the case. He is being held for investigation of first-degree murder. Police did not identify him.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. Tips can be made anonymously.


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