Man charged with murder in beating death outside Denver strip club
DENVER — A 41-year-old man has been charged with murder in the beating death of a man during an attack with a baseball bat outside a strip club, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said Monday.
Ashland has also been charged with two counts of first-degree criminal attempt to commit murder, two counts of first-degree assault, one count of first-degree burglary, one count of second-degree assault and four counts of menacing.
Prosecutors allege that Ashland attacked the four people with a baseball bat. Three people were taken to Denver Health Medical Center with blunt-force injuries to their heads and bodies.
Janis died at the hospital. One person remains in the hospital in critical but stable condition. A third person suffered serious bodily injuries and has been discharged. The fourth victim suffered minor injuries and was not hospitalized.
Ashland’s next court appearance has been set for Thursday morning.