Crime

Mile High Murder, No. 25: Jaime Moore charged with killing Jimmy Harmon

Playing some catch-up on violence that took place over the past couple of weeks....

A July 20 blog noted that a murder had taken place 3602 Leyden Street -- but it didn't note the name of the victim or the identity of the individual accused of the crime. The dead man was Jimmy Harmon, 57, whose body was found near 52nd and Forrest Street in Commerce City. Jaime Ledon Moore, 30, has been charged with the slaying.

Read the charges against Moore by clicking here. Below, meanwhile, you'll find a press release from the Denver District Attorney's Office.

MAN CHARGED IN NORTH PARK HILL HOMICIDE

Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey has formally charged a 30-year-old man in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in Commerce City on Monday.

Jaime Ledon Moore (dob: 02-20-79) is charged with one count of murder in the first-degree (F1).

The charge alleges that Moore fatally attacked 57-year-old Jimmy Harmon, took him from the 3600 block of Leyden Street, and left him in Commerce City. His body was found at 52nd and Forrest Street.

Moore remains in custody in Denver County Jail where he is being held without bond. He is scheduled to appear in Denver County Court, room 12T, on July 28, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. to be advised of the charge.

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