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Dead woman found at Rocky Mountain Motel in Lakewood investigated as possible homicide

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A woman thought to be in her twenties was found dead in a room at the Rocky Mountain Motel on West Colfax early this morning. Lakewood police have branded the death "suspicious" are are investigating it as a possible homicide. Look below to get more details and see an interactive graphic of the area near the scene; if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map."

Lakewood Police Department release:


At about 7:00 AM on February 28, 2011, Lakewood Police agents responded to the Rocky Mountain Motel, 6001 W. Colfax Ave., to conduct a welfare check. Upon arrival they discovered a dead female in one of the motel rooms. The female is between 20-30 years old.

The investigation is ongoing. A cause of death has not yet been determined, but police are treating the case as a possible homicide. Anyone with information relating to this case is urged to call the Lakewood Police Department at 303-987-7111.

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