| Crime |

Jose Juan Nunez, Mile High Murder No. 81: Man charged in Northglenn triple stabbing

Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Early this morning, members of the Northglenn Police Department were called to the 11600 block of Grant Street. They soon came upon blood. A lot of it.

The NPD says a male adult and a male juvenile were found stabbed nearby; they've been transported to Denver Health. So, too, was an eighteen-year-old male found at 11701 Washington Street -- but he died of his wounds.

Jose Juan Nunez, twenty, has been charged with first-degree murder in relation to these crimes. Look below to check out an interactive graphic showing the Grant Street area to which the cops were called (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"), as well as additional details:

View Larger Map

Northglenn Police Department release:

On March 31st, 2010 at approximately 0230 hours Officers from the Northglenn Police Department were dispatched to the 11600 block Grant Street for a disturbance with weapons call.

Upon the Officers arrival they stopped a vehicle leaving the scene and upon contact they found 2 victims who had been stabbed. The victims are a male adult and a male juvenile. Both victims had been stabbed in the upper torso. The victims have been transported to Denver Medical Health Hospital and have undergone surgery. Their status is unknown at this time.

The Officers continued to investigate the scene and they found another victim who was located at 11701 Washington Street, near building 6. The victim had sustained a wound to the leg and he was transported to Denver Medical Health. The victim a male, adult, 18 years of age succumbed to his injuries and died at the hospital. The victims name is not being released as of this time due to notification of his next of kin.

Officers continued to work the investigation and a suspect was taken into custody. The officers arrested: Jose Juan Nunez, DOB 06-06-89, 2143 East 116th Place, Northglenn Co 80233.

The suspect's photograph is not being release at this time.

Jose Nunez was transported to Adams County Detention Facility on 1st Degree Murder Charges.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.