DENVER — A man is being investigated for first-degree murder after a woman was found deceased in a stairwell in Denver on Saturday morning.
On Saturday around 8:15 a.m., police responded to E. 16th Avenue and Broadway after receiving a report that a person was unconscious in a stairwell.
When officers arrived, they found a deceased woman.
During the subsequent investigation, police identified Innis Lee Collins, 38, as the suspect.
Collins was taken into custody on Tuesday for investigation of first-degree murder. The Denver District Attorney’s Office will determine formal charges.
Police said they believe Collins and the victim were, or had previously been, in a relationship.
The Office of the Medical Examiner will identify the victim.
No other details were available as of Wednesday aftenoon.