Mile High Murder, No. 51: Andrew Gelston Graham found dead on 8700 block of East Philips Place
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, but three homicide-related deaths in a 24-hour period? What is this, Detroit?
The latest report, as related by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, leaves more questions open than it answers. Early this morning, officers responded to a call on the 8700 block of East Philips Place, an area captured in the graphic above (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"). There, they found a man subsequently identified as Andrew Gelston Graham, age 23, with "no visible trauma injuries" who still happened to be dead. The average person's first thought: overdose. Nonetheless, the ACSO has launched a homicide investigation. Here's what they're sharing thus far:
Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office Investigating Homicide
On November 6, 2009, at 5:30 am, Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office Deputies and South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a report of a person who was lying face down on a residential lawn in the 8700 block of East Philips Place. When the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office deputies arrived on the scene, they found a young adult male, lying face down, with no visible trauma injuries. The subject was checked by rescue personnel at the scene and was determined to be deceased.
The victim, identified as Andrew Gelston Graham, age 23, was a local resident (home address will not be released at this time).
This homicide is currently being investigated by a significant number of Sheriff's Office deputies and personnel. Anyone with any information related to the suspect for this murder is asked to contact the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office immediately at 303-795-4711. A cash reward may be made available for viable information.
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