DENVER - Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller could be called as a witness in the death penalty murder case against Dexter Lewis, accused of stabbing five people to death in a Denver bar in October.
Miller's name is among more than 100 potential witnesses in the case. He is listed as a possible acquaintance of Lewis, but there is no indication Miller had ever met or knew anyone in the case.
Prosecutors last week filed a list of potential witnesses that may be called during trial.
"We've been aware that Von has been listed as a potential witness, but he has zero direct involvement in this case," said Patrick Smyth, Broncos executive director of media relations.
During the investigation, Miller's name was brought up and investigators followed through with an interview, said Lynn Kimbrough, spokeswoman for the Denver Districts Attorney's Office.