Michael Martinez ID'd as man found shot to death in Grant-Frontier Park (31)

Early on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, a body was reportedly discovered in Grant-Frontier Park.

Now, the Denver coroner's office has identified the man as Michael Martinez -- and has determined that the cause of death was homicide.

Martinez, a 27-year-old from Thornton, was found near the park's South Platte River Drive entrance with a gunshot wound to the head, and it didn't take long for the cops to conclude that the injury wasn't self-inflicted. At this writing, the investigation is continuing.

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