Cody Sewick charged with first-degree murder in Denver West Inn homicide (27)

Update: Yesterday, in our first post about a homicide at the Denver West Inn (see our previous coverage below), Lakewood Police Department spokesman Steve Davis told us that a suspect was in custody, but no arrest had been made.

By late afternoon, however, Cody Sewick, 21, had been booked on suspicion of first-degree murder.

Look below for additional details and photos of Sewick, as well as more information about the crime itself.

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