DENVER (CBS4) – Police say they have launched a triple homicide investigation near the RTD Park-N-Ride at Broadway and Interstate 25 in Denver. They say three adult victims were found dead.
The investigation into the crime was launched in the early afternoon on Thursday, according to Denver Police.
Denver Police Division Chief Joe Montoya said the deaths of the two males and one female are considered suspicious. The victims are believed to be homeless.
“We’re stepping up all our security measures, not only in this area but we’re going to be doing outreach with our community partners with the transient community, touching base with them, trying to get them resources trying to get them safer places to stay,” said Montoya.
The investigation is taking place on the northwest side of the intersection of South Broadway and East Ohio Avenue.
Copter4 flew over the scene where three bodies were seen, covered by sheets. Police did not release the cause of deaths for the deceased.
So far police have not identified a suspect in the homicides.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or send an e-mail to metro-denvercrimestoppers.com. If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash reward up to $2,000.
Police also discussed a stabbing that occurred about 4:36 a.m. Thursday on Santa Fe near I-25. The victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
“We have made an arrest in that case, the suspect is Kyle Cuffe,” said Montoya. “We are obviously going to be investigating to determine if there is any connection between that incident and what happened here overnight.”
Cuffe is 20 years old.
Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen also made a statement about homicide investigations, “Our message is that our team takes these incidents seriously and that all people in Denver, our most vulnerable, that they are treated with respect and dignity and that the investigation is just as thorough for them as it would be for anybody else in this city.”