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Major Crimes detectives investigating after man found dead inside vehicle parked in Aurora parking lot

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Posted at 7:22 PM, Jul 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-20 16:49:29-04

AURORA, Colo. — Aurora Major Crimes detectives are investigating after a man was found dead inside a vehicle parked in a parking lot Tuesday.

Just before 1 p.m., officers were called out to 13280 East Mississippi Avenue for a report of an unresponsive person in a vehicle.

When officers arrived, they found a man inside the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Wednesday, the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office released the victim's name and manner and cause of death.

The victim was identified as 33-year-old Kion Lamenta Perkins. He died from a gunshot wound, the report states. His death was classified as a homicide.

Investigators are working to determine the circumstances that led up to the victim's death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers. Tipsters can remain anonymous and could earn up to $2,000.