Denver Police say a man who was assaulted and later found in Cherry Creek not far from the shopping center Sunday has been pronounced dead.
The victim, identified as 44-year-old Juan Mendez-Lopez, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital Tuesday night. The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner says he had sustained blunt force injuries, and that his death was a homicide.
Denver Police first found Mendez-Lopez in the water near Cherry Creek Drive North and Monroe Street.
No suspect information was available as of Wednesday afternoon, according to DPD.