DENVER (CBS4) — The Denver Police Department is asking for help finding the suspect in a deadly stabbing at a church in Denver. Gregory Stapleton, Jr., 37, is wanted for first degree murder. Police say he should be considered armed and dangerous.
Police say the victim, identified as Richard Ford III, 36, was stabbed near the lunch line at the church on Sept. 8. He died at the hospital.READ MORE: Meeting Gets Heated In Douglas County, Some Parents Say Recommendation For Masking In Schools Is Too Much
St. Elizabeth’s church is located on the Auraria Campus.READ MORE: Englewood Drinking Water Tests Positive For E. coli, Boil Order In Place
Stapleton is known to be transient, living in the Denver metro area.
Anyone with information on Stapleton’s whereabouts is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers immediately.MORE NEWS: Police Looking For Clues In 18-Year-Old Julian Evangelista-Short's Homicide
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