Suspect arrested in Denver homicide

Generic: Day Police Lights
Posted at 1:54 PM, Aug 07, 2022

UPDATE | 12:05 p.m. Aug. 11 — The victim in the homicide has been identified as 50-year-old Elizabeth Hatlas, according to the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner.

DENVER — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a homicide in Denver, police announced Saturday.

A woman was killed in thenorth side of the city early Friday morning.

Denver police said they were investigating a person’s death near 36th Avenue and High Street.

Later in the afternoon, police said the victim was a woman and her death was being investigated as a homicide.

On Saturday, police tweeted that a suspect, who has yet to be identified, was taken into custody on suspicion of first-degree murder.

The victim's identity and cause of death is pending a report from the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner.