Howard Adler ID'd as victim in Wheat Ridge ambush stabbing, Nate Fischer busted (51)

Update: Yesterday, we reported about a murder in Wheat Ridge for which 25-year-old Nate Fischer was arrested; see our original coverage below.

Now, the Wheat Ridge Police Department has identified the victim as Howard Benjamin Adler, who celebrated his 26th birthday just two weeks ago. We've also got more details about the killing.

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