Man found slain in West Colfax motel

LAKEWOOD - Investigators now believe the death of a man found with a fatal gunshot wound in a West Colfax Avenue motel room Thursday morning was a homicide.

The victim’s body was found at the Big Bunny motel at 6218 W. Colfax by a maintenance worker at around 10 a.m. Thursday.

Police have since identified the man as 25-year-old Jesse Alton Clarence Robinson.

Investigators initially did not know whether the gunshot had been self-inflicted, but now believe it was the work of someone else.

No information about suspects or a potential motive was released.

Anyone who has information about the case is asked to call Lakewood Police at 303-987-7111.

To remain anonymous, you can call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP. You can remain anonymous, and could be eligible for a $2,000 reward.

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