Mile High Murder, No. 31: James Foos idenitified of victim in alley near 14th and Ogden

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On Wednesday, we told you about a murder in the alley between the 1400 blocks of Ogden and Emerson, an area captured in the graphic above (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"). Denver Police subsequently arrested Charles Garlick, 26, in relation to the crime -- and now, the Denver Coroner's Office has identified the victim as James Foos, 48. "The cause of death is gunshot wound to the left chest," the release states, adding, "The manner of death is homicide."

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