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Here's a development sure to freak out residents living in the vicinity of 3042 Humboldt Street, an area captured in the graphic above (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"). Early this morning, the Denver Police Department responded to a burglary call at the address -- and they soon discovered the body of a 47-year-old woman. She's yet to be identified, pending notification of next of kin.
Look below to read the DPD release.
On October 8, 2009, at approximately 7:00 a.m., the Denver Police Department received a call of a burglary at 3042 Humboldt Street. When Officers arrived they found one female victim deceased in the house. The victim is described as a 47-year-old white female. No suspect information is being released at this time. The Denver Police Department is currently investigating this death as a homicide
The identity of the victim is not being released at this time pending positive identification and notification of next of kin by the Office of the Medical Examiner.
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