DENVER (CBS4) – Denver police released surveillance pictures of three people believed to have fought with a teenager before he died. Wayli Gonzalez was killed on New Year’s Day.
Police responded to the 7-Eleven on Sheridan Boulevard and Jewell Avenue.READ MORE: Hearing Centered Around Face Masks In Jefferson County Schools Continues For Second Day In Court
Gonzalez’s mother told CBS4 her son told her he was going to the park with some friends. He was supposed to come back home by 10:30 p.m. but never returned.READ MORE: Latino Coalition Of Weld County Takes COVID Vaccine Clinics Into Communities To Promote Vaccine Equity
“He always was a very respectful kid, a very honest kid. He was good, everybody admired him,” she said. “Why did they kill him? Why so much hatred? What did he do for him to deserve the death?”
If you recognize the people involved or know more about the case is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers (720-913-STOP). The reward for information leading to an arrest increased to $4,000.MORE NEWS: Denver Broncos Future Ownership To Be Decided In Court
The community set up a GoFundMe account for Wayli’s mother, hoping to raise $10,000 for funeral expenses.