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Eight Denver homicides in first quarter of 2014: See where they happened

According to the Denver coroner's office, eight homicides took place in the city during the first quarter of 2014. That pace is slower than in 2013, when there were 22 homicides during the first six months of the year. But that does little to ease the pain for the loved ones of Taunya Carlino, seen here, who died in January. Look below to see the complete list, including ME info 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 8: Ernestine Futrell Time: 1:40 p.m. March 25 Female, black, seventy Cause of death: Sepsis due to pneumonia & decubitus ulcers due to immobility due to remote gunshot wound to the abdomen Location: 3775 Leyden Street


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Number 7: Christopher DeMarco Time: 9:38 p.m. March 26 Male, white, 29 Cause of death: Shotgun wound of the chest Location: 3221 West Avondale Drive

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Number 6: Dwayne Kelly 10:54 a.m. March 18 Male, Hispanic, 52 Cause of death: Multiple gunshot wounds Location: 1601 Yates Street


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Number 5: Dontai Carter Time: 12:25 a.m. March 1 Male, black, 23 Cause of death: Gunshot wound of the head Location: 5255 Memphis Street, Bldg. 7-713

Number 4: Richard Sims Time: 12:25 a.m. March 1 Male, black, 31 Cause of death: Gunshot wound of the head Location: 5255 Memphis St.Bldg. 7-713

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Number 3: Taunya Carlino Time: 6:45 p.m. January 23 Female, white, 46 Cause of death: Gunshot wounds of the chest Location: 2588 S. Utica Street


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Number 2: Blas (aka Franco) Leroux III (aka Romero) Time: 10:36 p.m. January 17 Male, white, 34 Cause of death: Gunshot wound to the neck Location: West Colfax Avenue and Perry Street


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Number 1: Jose Diaz-Luevana Time: 5 p.m. January 12, 2014 Male, Hispanic, 67 Cause of death: Gunshot wound of the chest Location: 3634 Lafayette Street

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

More from our Mile High Murder archive circa July 2013: "22 Denver homicides in first half of 2013: See where they happened."


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