DENVER (CBS4) – A man has been formally charged with first-degree murder charges after he allegedly confessed to police.
Joe Pinheiro, 58, was arrested in connection with the crime on July 29.
A body was found in a home in the 3200 block of Saratoga Avenue.
Officers say 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.”
When officers arrived at the home, they found a male victim, later identified as Philip Malindowski, 50, deceased with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the chest.
Two firearms were recovered from Pinheiro.
Pinheiro remains in custody in the Denver Jail.