Murder investigation underway after body discovered in Englewood

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (KDVR) – The Englewood Police Department is investigating a murder after a man’s body was found earlier this week.

The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office identified 23-year-old Bobby Gene Collins, Jr. as the victim. Collins died of blunt force injuries, according to the coroner’s office.

Police were called for a welfare check on Sept. 27 around 10:30 a.m. at 50 West Hampden Ave. and found Collins’ body.

EPD, the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office, the 18th Judicial District Chief Deputy District Attorney and the Colorado Bureau of Investigations determined the death was a homicide.

Lucious Malveaux, Jr., 27, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and other charges.

Anyone with information is asked to contact EPD at 303-761-7410.

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