DENVER (KDVR) — Update 8:50 p.m. The Denver Police Department said a man detained in this stabbing, Matthew Omara, is believed to be connected to the case. He is being held on investigation of first-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault and attempted first-degree murder.
Earlier: One woman was killed and another was sent to the hospital in critical condition after a stabbing took place in a Denver neighborhood.
According to the Denver Police Department, officers were called to the 10100 block of E. Harvard Avenue at around 8 a.m. Wednesday on reports of a domestic violence disturbance. The area is in the Hampden neighborhood east of the Cherry Creek Country Club.
DPD said they located two female stabbing victims and a third victim who was assaulted. One of the women was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
According to DPD, a man was detained near 2500 South Dayton Way where the assault reportedly occurred.
DPD said this is an active investigation and officers are working to determine a possible connection between the detained man and the deadly stabbing. DPD will provide updates as soon as they become available.