Calhoun: Wake-Up Call

"Natural causes" in death at CityPub

Early on April 26, the Denver Police Department got a report of a fight at CityPub, the watering hole at 3575 South Yosemite Street that's a sibling to CityGrille.

In the bar, the officers found 41-year-old Steven Minturn unconcious. He was taken to Swedish Medical Center, where he was declared dead. The DPD was looking into the incident as a possible homicide.

But now the Denver medical examiner's office has released the results of its examination, which determined that Minturn's death was the result of "natural causes."

Case closed.

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