Neighbors: Pastor Taken From ‘Suspicious Death’ Scene In Handcuffs

DENVER (CBS4) – An autopsy is expected to be performed on Wednesday on the body of a woman who was found dead in Denver’s Montbello neighborhood.

Denver police are calling the case a suspicious death investigation, but so far they aren’t revealing why.

The woman’s husband was taken away from the home where the incident happened by police in handcuffs, according to neighbors. They say that man is a pastor at a nearby church.

The home is located on the 14500 block of East Andrews Drive and the investigation began at approximately 5:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

A friend of the couple said the pastor called him after the woman’s death and told him something bad had happened. That person also said the woman had been sick recently. Olutoyin Oladipo said the pastor would never have done anything to harm his wife.

“Godly people. If you go around the community and ask (about) them, they will tell you this is a man of God,” Oladipo said.

Police said they haven’t made any arrests in the case, they are just asking certain people questions about what happened.

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  1. “If you go around the community and ask (about) them, they will tell you this is a man of God…”

    …and was thus divinely permitted to assert his authority as head of the household over his subordinate woman.

    And before you turn your ire upon me, this sentiment is routinely echoed by the devout chauvinists themselves: http://www.bible.ca/marriage/submission-independent-of-culture.htm

    Take your argument up with them…

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