LOVELAND, Colo. — The death of a 49-year-old man whose body was found in a Loveland parking lot last week is being investigated as a homicide, according to the Loveland Police Department (LPD).
On March 2, officers responded to the Loveland Community Kitchen at 427 N. Garfield Ave. around 6:30 a.m. for a report of an unresponsive man in the parking lot.
Officers and paramedics arrived and the victim was ultimately pronounced dead at the scene. Through the course of their investigation, detectives determined that the victim was murdered and said his death was being investigated as a homicide. The Larimer County coroner identified the man as Santino Marroquin. Police and the coroner's office did not release Marroquin's cause of death.
LPD is asking for tips from the public. Anyone with information is asked to contact LPD at 970-962-2032.
Larimer County Crime Stoppers
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 970-221-6868 or by visiting stopcriminals.org. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.
Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers is notified at the conclusion of the investigation.
From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted.
> More information about Larimer Country Crime Stoppers can be found here.
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