DENVER — Denver police are searching for a man accused of killing a woman inside a home in northeast Denver in October.
Juan Solis Valenzuela, 22, is wanted in connection with the homicide Oct. 16 in the 18700-block of East 58th Avenue, which is just east of Tower Road in the DIA neighborhood.
Police said they were called to the home around 3 p.m. that Sunday. When officers arrived, they found the victim, 42-year-old Patricia Anchondo, dead inside the home. The coroner's office determined she died of multiple sharp and blunt force injuries.
Police said Solis Valenzuela left the scene after the assault and his current whereabouts are unknown. He is described as a Hispanic man, about 6 feet tall and 180 to 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
The suspect is wanted on a warrant for first-degree murder after deliberation, according to court documents.
Anyone with information that may help the investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or visit metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. 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.
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