DENVER– Denver police say a woman is dead following a domestic violence-related incident late Thursday night.
DPD said the incident happened at a residence near East Harvard Avenue and South University Boulevard.
Police say that upon arrival at the residence officers and medical responders observed damaged furniture and apparent blood spatter throughout the residence.
They then discovered a female lying unresponsive on an air mattress in the bedroom. The female had a laceration to her forehead and bruises and abrasions on her face and head.
A black belt was wrapped around the female’s upper arms and passed across her torso.
The female was pronounced dead at 9:33 p.m.
According to police, Thomas Garcia, 38, is being investigated for first degree murder in connection with the woman’s death.
Police have not released the identity of the woman.