COMING UP: Don't miss Xfinity Monday Live on a special night -- Tonight! -- with guests Broncos linebacker Shaquil Barrett and receiver Bennie Fowler. Watch it on CBS4 at 6:30 p.m. or head to ViewHouse Centennial to see it live!

Suspect In Deadly Hit & Run Formally Charged

DENVER (CBS4) – A man accused in a deadly hit-and-run on South Broadway has been formally charged.

Lynn Kimbrough from the district attorney’s office said Dennis Esquibel, 25, is charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and vehicular homicide.

Laura McDermott, 32, was killed

“The charges allege that at about 1 a.m. on Sept. 23, Esquibel was driving southbound on Broadway at a high rate of speed when he hit the victim, a pedestrian, at the intersection of Broadway and Cedar Avenue. The charges further allege he fled the scene,” Kimbrough said in a statement.

mcdermott Suspect In Deadly Hit & Run Formally Charged

Laura McDermott (credit: CBS)

Police said Esquibel ditched the car, which was later found in the 1300 block of South Jason Street,

Esquibel remains in custody. His bond is set at $100,000. He is scheduled back in court on Thursday.


More From CBS Denver

Latest Broncos Updates
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia