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Denver police investigating homicide of 77-year-old on N. Vine Street

N Vine Street homicide Nov 18 2021
Posted at 12:27 PM, Nov 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-23 07:37:57-05

DENVER — The Denver Police Department is asking for the public's help as it continues an investigation into a homicide on N. Vine Street.

On Thursday at 5:44 p.m., officers responded to a home along the 1100 block of N. Vine Street and found 77-year-old William “Stu” Hoebel deceased.

William “Stu” Hoebel
William “Stu” Hoebel

Police are investigating his death as a homicide. On Monday, the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner determined the cause of death was by asphyxia and blunt force injuries.

Police announced Saturday they recovered a stolen vehicle connected to this investigation.

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