Man Arrested After Body Found In Home

DENVER (CBS4) – A man is facing first degree murder charges after police found a body in a home Saturday night.

Joe Pinheiro, 58, was arrested in connection with the crime.

A body was found in a home in the 3200 block of Saratoga Avenue.

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On Saturday, Pinheiro walked into the Sheridan Police Department and stated that he killed someone.

According to a probable cause statement from the Denver Police Department, Pinheiro “stated he shot and killed [name redacted] and his body would be found in the basement.”

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When officers arrived at the home, they found a male victim deceased with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the chest.

Two firearms were recovered from Pinheiro.

The victim’s identity, as well as word on any possible motive, has not yet been released.

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