Police search for suspect involved in Wheat Ridge homicide

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Posted at 6:46 PM, Nov 29, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-30 14:55:44-05

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Police in Wheat Ridge are looking for a suspect they believe was involved in a homicide from Wednesday morning.

It happened around 11:15 a.m. in the 7200 block of W. 38th Avenue, according to the Wheat Ridge Police Department.

Officers arrived to find a deceased man on scene. Police did not reveal his cause of death, but said they are investigating the death as a homicide. His identity was not released.

The police department said they are also investigating the case as a possible robbery.

The incident occurred close to Steven’s Elementary School. A resource officer assigned to the school was on hand helping with the investigation and relayed real-time information to school staff. There was no immediate danger to the school.

Police released an image of the suspect vehicle later in the afternoon. They believe the vehicle is a red 2003-2007 Chevy Silverado.

Anyone with information, images or video is asked call Detective Mark Slavsky at 303-235-2807 or email

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