Man arrested in Texas in Denver murder investigation

Posted at 4:58 PM, Sep 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-10 18:59:22-04

DENVER — A man wanted in connection with a Denver murder investigation was arrested in Texas Tuesday, according to the Denver Police Department.

Orlando Lujan, 48, is facing a first-degree murder charge for the shooting death of Gene Cisneros, 39, whose body was found in Erie the morning of Sept. 1.

Cisneros’ body was found covered with bags on the side of an Interstate 25 frontage road. Investigators later determined Cisneros was killed in the 5200 block of Steele Street in Denver.

Details surrounding the investigation have not been released. Lujan’s arrest affidavit is sealed.

Police are asking anyone with information to call DPD at 720-913-2000 or Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP.