Man dies at hospital after being stabbed at Lakewood motel

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A man died after being stabbed at a Lakewood motel Thursday morning.

According to the Lakewood Police Department, its officers responded to a motel in the 9000 block of West Colfax Avenue just after 10:45 a.m. Thursday.

Officers found a 41-year-old man with at least one stab wound. He was taken to a local hospital and later died.

On Friday, the victim was identified as Alyghel “AJ” Badua.

An adult male suspect left the scene but was later arrested. He was identified as 35-year-old Jesus Osvaldo Bernal, of Aurora. He is being held in the Jefferson County Jail for suspicion of first-degree murder.

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