The Families of Homicide Victims and Missing Persons website draws attention to unsolved murders, and we tried to do likewise in three posts last year -- in May, September and November. The ten crimes featured in this installment include two of the most famous unsolved crimes in Boulder history: the ... More >>
The senseless massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty children, including Olivia Engel, seen here, plus seven adults, instantly stirs terrible memories of the 1999 attack on Columbine High School. On the tenth anniversary of that tragedy, we assembled a horrific roster of sc ... More >>
Last summer, we told you about the arrest of Ricky Scott for the murder of Anthony Silva, a Fort Carson soldier; see our original coverage below. Now, Scott has been convicted of first-degree murder in the crime, which appears to have taken place after a fight over $200 worth of marijuana -- a tale ... More >>
Last week, we told you about the arrest of Michael Burnette after a fatal stabbing in an East Leetsdale apartment. Now, in the wake of Burnette being formally charged with first-degree murder, we've got details via a probable cause statement on view below. According to one source, Burnette murdered ... More >>
Update: The Lakewood Police Department has identified the principals involved in a fatal shooting late Tuesday night. The dead man is Gerhard Alan Ohmstede, forty, while the person who killed him is Ira Miguel Logan, 28. However, Logan is no longer in custody, and he may not be charged with a crime ... More >>
Did a Denver 911 operator accidentally contribute to the slaying of twenty-something Jimma Reat? That appears to be a strong possibility. After all, a dispatcher told Reat and his companions to return to Denver to report damage to their vehicle -- and when they did, Reat was murdered in the latest ... More >>
Today, we checked in with Denver Police Department spokesman Sonny Jackson regarding the whereabouts of Crisanto Tirso-Jiminez, 35, who's wanted in connection with the fatal stabbing of Elia Anastacio. According to Jackson, Tirso-Jiminez remains at large -- and he's thought to be hiding south of th ... More >>
Alejandro PerezLast week's acquittal of Alejandro Perez in the murder of another inmate at the Limon Correctional Facility provides fresh ammo for critics of Eighteenth Judicial District Attorney Carol Chambers, whose determination to seek the death penalty for a prison gang homicide has resu ... More >>
Near the scene.The Aurora Police Department is guarding details of a death on the 17300 block of East Adriatic Drive late last week. About all the APD has issued to date are basics about victim Juan Gerardo Miranda-Hernandez, 28, and the fact that the case is being investigated as a homicide. ... More >>
Larger photo below.Update: The strange story of Robert L. Johnson keeps getting stranger. We knew that after showing up at the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office on a warrant, he prompted a bomb scare before ACSO representatives discovered a dead eighty-something man in the trunk of his Dodge s ... More >>
Large photo below.In January, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office announced that Joseph Trujillo faced a first-degree murder charge in the death of his five-month old, who died alone while he was out drinking. A week later, the charge against Trujillo was lessened to child abuse resulting i ... More >>
Rene Ogden.Earlier this week, Rene Ogden and twins Chase and Olivia were found dead in their Colorado Springs area home. In the immediate aftermath of the tragedy, police declined to rule out any possible causes for their deaths even as reports surfaced that Rene had recently seemed depressed ... More >>
Larger photo below.One of the earliest entries in our Mile High Murder archive involves a May 2009 arson-related murder in Aurora that led to the arrests of Douglas Taylor and Coy Dunn. The victim in the case was subsequently identified as Jose De Jesus Martinez Espinoza. More than a year la ... More >>
Full-sized photo below.Eighteen-year-old Logan McClelland has been charged with murder related to a shooting at a Big O Tire store in Monument -- the second high-profile slaying in the community of late, following revelations about Monique Lynch, who allegedly brutalized Genesis Sims, nine, a ... More >>
Robert Wallace on 9News.The Robert Wallace case has all the trademarks of a justice-gone-awry tale. When Wallace, an 81-year-old Wheat Ridge resident, saw two men trying to steal his trailer this past February, he opened fire, hitting one of the men in the head. But the person busted in the s ... More >>
Marco Antonio DeLeon's charges have been upgraded.Last week, we told you about a search for Marco Antonio DeLeon, identified by the Aurora Police Department as a person of interest in the shooting of a woman subsequently identified as Dakota Fresh, nineteen. Unfortunately, Fresh died of her ... More >>
Roderick Elias and the DNA on Kristen Kay Swanson were a match.Another day, another cold case belatedly moved forward by DNA. Yesterday, we told you about Kevin LeWayne McKinney, who's been charged in the 1998 murder of Diane Caldwell. Today, it's Roderick Elias, formally accused of murderin ... More >>
Kevin LeWayne McKinney was being held on unrelated charges.While the Aurora Police Department still has plenty of work to do regarding a double shooting yesterday at the Sommerset Gardens Apartments, the APD appears to have finally cleared a previously unsolved crime from its books. Diane Ca ... More >>
Peter Bellar has been charged with killing Douglass Singleton.Early on January 5, a man now identified as Douglass Singleton, 59, was gunned down on the 2600 block of North Leyden Street in what Denver Police continue to insist (despite doubts from many observers) was a medical-marijuana-rela ... More >>
View Larger Map More holiday-season cheerlessness: a December 29 murder at the Riviera Motel, 9100 East Colfax Avenue -- an area captured in the graphic above (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"). The victim in the shooting was identified as Kendrick Anthony Williams, 25 ... More >>
Bonnie Bergin.Last week, Bonnie Bergin's body was found amid flames that destroyed a house she was renting on West 20th Avenue in Lakewood -- and now, the Lakewood Police Department has formally determined that she was murdered. At this point, the LPD isn't releasing her cause of death, which ... More >>
Velma Lee Gilbert. Last week, Velma Lee Gilbert was arrested in connection with a homicide on the 1300 block of Xanadu Street, an area captured in a graphic embedded after the jump (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"). Now, the Aurora Police Department has identified the ... More >>
View Larger Map On Wednesday, the Denver Police Department announced the arrest of David Cano-Rivera in relation to the murder of security guard Alfredo Gonzalez-Ramos at the El Chapparal night club, 2727 W. 6th Avenue, an area captured in the graphic above (if you have problems seeing the image, c ... More >>
Dorothy Stang died many thousands of miles from Denver, murdered in the Amazon rain forest, but her story resonates here in Colorado. Her brother, David, lives in Palmer Lake, and has spent years trying to find justice for his sister, a 73-year-old nun who had spent decades working with the poor s ... More >>
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