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Denver police investigating homicide along Niagara Street early Friday

Posted at 5:44 AM, Aug 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 13:26:15-04

DENVER — Police in Denver are investigating a homicide Friday morning, and believe the deceased person was stabbed.

The Denver Police Department said officers were conducting a death investigation around 3:30 a.m. along the 2400 block of Niagara Street. Around 5 a.m., the case was upgraded to a homicide. The deceased person, who was only identified as a man, appeared to have been stabbed, police said.

Around 11:20 a.m., the police department announced they had taken a juvenile male into custody in connection to this crime.

Anybody with information on this case is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.