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Mile High Murder, No. 31: A first look at Charles Garlick, held in the killing of James Foos

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Early on August 5, Denver police found a body in an alley near 14th and Ogden that was subsequently identified as James Foos, 48. In short order, Charles Garlick, 26, was taken into custody on investigation of first-degree murder. A mug shot wasn't immediately made public -- but now, the DPD has released the shot seen here. Don't let small children see it, or they'll likely wake up crying in the dead of night. Look below to eyeball a graphic of the area where the crime took place (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"), as well as the original DPD account of the incident.


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On Wednesday August 5, 2009, at approximately 2:45 a.m. the Denver Police Department received a call of a shooting in the 1400 block Ogden/Emerson alley. When Officers arrived they found one male victim with a single gunshot wound. He was transported to Denver Health Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. His identity is not being released pending positive identification and notification of next of kin by the Office of the Medical Examiner. Officers obtained a description of the suspect and suspect vehicle. The suspect was contacted at Colfax and Delaware and is being held for Investigation of 1st Degree Murder. The suspect has been identified as 26-year-old Charles Garlick. A mug shot is not available at this time.

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