'Suspicious death' under investigation at Denver West Inn motel in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD, Colo. - Lakewood police discovered a death Monday afternoon that they consider "suspicious," meaning it will be investigated initially as a homicide.

Police spokesman Steve Davis says the body was found at 2:10 p.m. in the Denver West Inn located at 7150 W. Colfax Ave. They exited the room to await a search warrant, but currently do not know who has died.

Davis says the detectives will treat the case as a homicide investigation until the cause and manner of death can be determined.

Anyone with information about the death is asked to call the Lakewood Police Department at 303-987-7111.