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Toshio Gilmore Shot to Death in Lowry, No Suspects in Custody (26)

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What began as an unattended death investigation on New Year's Eve quickly turned into a homicide inquiry. Now, the victim, Toshio Gilmore, has been identified, but no arrests have been made in the case. Here's the latest.

See also: Jayson Figueroa Among Victims in Adams County Triple Murder, One Survivor (23-25), published on December 17, 2014

First news of the incident came via this Denver Police Department tweet:

The DPD subsequently noted that there were no signs of foul play in the 50th and Elliot matter. But that wasn't the situation at the Renaissance Apartments, a Lowry neighborhood complex at 550 Alton Way that's captured in the following interactive graphic (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"):


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A couple of hours after the tweet above, Denver police offered this followup:

Days later, a DPD crime bulletin filled in the details. The release notes that officers responded to the apartments on a report of a man "possibly passed out on a couch." The victim, subsequently ID'd as Gilmore, was dead upon their arrival, and before long, authorities determined that he'd been shot.

The DPD has shared the following photo of Gilmore: Other images linger on an old MySpace page, including the photo at the top of this post and the following image, which features a shot of Gilmore's heavily muscled and inked torso: Messages of condolence have been collecting on a relative's Facebook page. We add ours to Gilmore's family, friends and loved ones.

In the meantime, no information about possible suspects has been issued to date. However, Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest. The number to call is suspects involved in this case please 720-913-STOP (7867).

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

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