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22 Denver homicides in first half of 2013: See where they happened

Denver's Office of the Medical Examiner has released its roster of homicides for 2013 through June, which tops out at 22. And while this rate is pretty similar to those from past years (there were forty Denver homicides in 2012), the violence that ended the lives of people like Nathan Leon, seen here, is anything but good news. Look below to see the list, including ME information about names, times, causes of death and places illustrated by interactive graphics; if you have problems seeing the images, click "View Larger Map." Also included are links to our original coverage.


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Number 22: Gabriel Scott

Time: 6:19 p.m. June 24, 2013

Male, black, 22

Cause of death: Gunshot wound to the head

Location: 1235 Albion Street, Denver


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Number 21: Blanca Diaz

Time: 2 a.m. June 1, 2013

Female, Hispanic, 28

Cause of death: Gunshot wound of the neck

Location: 4415 Mariposa Way, Denver


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Number 20: Christopher DuBois

Time: 12 p.m. May 14, 2013

Male, white, 39

Cause of death: Shotgun wound to the back

Location: 2600 block of South Federal Boulevard


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Number 19: Maria Rodela, aka Reyna Casillas

Time: 8:55 p.m. May 5, 2013

Female, Hispanic, 34

Cause of death: Gunshot wounds (2) of the head

Location: 200 44th Avenue

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Number 18: Antonio Hill

Time: 6:40 a.m. May 5, 2013

Male, black, 41

Cause of death: Gunshot wound of the head

Location: 1605 Federal Boulevard


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Number 17: Christopher Haney

Time: 3:564 a.m. April 27, 2013

Male, white, 36

Cause of death: Gunshot wound to the chest

Location: 900 West Alameda


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Number 16: Charles Harris, Jr.

Time: 9:56 p.m. April 24, 2013

Male, black, 37

Cause of death: Multiple gunshot wounds

Location: 38th and Grape Street, Denver


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Number 15: Estevan Ruiz

Time: 3:10 p.m. April 9, 2013

Male, Hispanic, 39

Cause of death: Stab wound to the neck

Location: RTD bus at Colfax Avenue and Federal Boulevard, Denver

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Number 14: Jeremy Wilson

Time: 11:41 P.M. April 1, 2013

Male, black, 23

Cause of death: Perforating gunshot of the pelvis and abdomen

Location: 2611 West 27th Avenue, Denver


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Number 13: Michael Chavez

Time: 10:33 p.m. March 27, 2013

Male, Hispanic, 41

Cause of death: Shotgun wound to the chest

Location: 1636 South Bryant Street, Denver

Nathan Leon with his wife, Katie.
Nathan Leon with his wife, Katie.

Number 12: Nathan Leon

Time: 2:20 a.m. March 18, 2013

Male, Hispanic, 27

Cause of death: Multiple gunshot wounds

Location: Unknown


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Number 11: Darwin Brown

Time: 6:06 p.m. February 18, 2013

Male, Indian, 44

Cause of death: Blunt force injury of the head due to assault

Location: 1100 block of Santa Fe Drive, Denver

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Number 10: Destiny Hall

Time: 1:29 p.m. February 16, 2013

Female, Hispanic, under age 1

Cause of death: Suffocation

Location: 1415 South Mariposa, Denver


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Number 9: Alan Cardenas

Time: 2:05 a.m.

Male, white, 33

Cause of death: Mechanical asphyxiation

Location: 2000 block of Larimer Street, Denver


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Number 8: Eric Perez

Time: 7:05 a.m. February 6, 2013

Male, Hispanic, 2

Cause of death: Gunshot wound to the head

Location: 4920 Pearl Street, Denver


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Number 7: Nevaeh Morales

Time: 7:05 a.m. February 6, 2013

Female, Hispanic, 5

Cause of death: Multiple gunshot wounds

Location: 4920 Pearl Street, Denver

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Number 6: Steven Willis

Time: 1 p.m. January 30, 2013

Male, white, 35

Cause of death: Subdural hematomas due to blunt force head trauma due to assault

Location: 1225 South Yates Street, Denver


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Number 5: Ronette Morales

Time: 9:59 a.m. January 30, 2013

Female, black, 30

Cause of death:

Location: 305 Park Avenue #112, Denver


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Number 4: Deborah Hubbard

Time: 6 a.m. January 24, 2013

Female, black, 58

Cause of death: Multiple gunshot wounds

Location: 10150 E. Virginia Ave., #3-302, Denver


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Number 3: Johnny Montoya

Time: 3:41 p.m. January 16, 2013

Male, Hispanic, 37

Cause of death: Multiple gunshot wounds

Location: 39th Avenue and Osage Street, Denver

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Number 2: Heather Hurd

Time: 12:06 a.m. January 12, 2013

Female, white, 44

Cause of death: Gunshot wound to the head

Location: 1317 Pearl Street, #24, Denver


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Number 1: Troy Martinez

Time: 10:47 p.m. January 1, 2013

Male, Hispanic, 21

Cause of death: Multiple gunshot wounds of the abdomen

Location: 1044 South Alcott Street, Denver

More from our Mile High Murder archive: "77 homicides in year four of Mile High Murder: See where they happened, part one."


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