Man killed in stabbing; suspect in custody, Denver police say

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Posted at 9:54 PM, Jun 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 23:54:18-04

DENVER – A man has been pronounced dead following a stabbing late Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson for the Denver Police Department said.

The stabbing was reported near S. Knox Court and W. Ellsworth Ave. just before 4 p.m. Police said a man stabbed another. Details about what led to the stabbing were not immediately available.

The victim was taken to a hospital with serious injuries but was declared dead just before 9:30 p.m. by Denver police via Twitter.

In that tweet, police also said a suspect was in custody and was being held for investigation of first-degree murder.

The homicide investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information about this deadly stabbing, you are asked to call the Denver Police Department at (720) 913-7867.