DENVER — A man is in custody after a woman was stabbed and later pronounced dead following a domestic violence incident in the 3200 block of North Steele Street, according to a tweet from the Denver Police Department (DPD).
The incident took place inside a home near the intersection of Steele Street and MLK Boulevard in Denver's Clayton neighborhood.
DPD first sent a tweet about the incident at 3:25 a.m. Friday saying that the woman was injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. Around 9 a.m., they said in an update that the woman had died from her injuries.
The Denver Medical Examiners Office identified the woman killed as 34-year-old Lauren Duncan.
They also said in that update that an adult man was taken into custody in connection with the incident. He was identified as 51-year-old Darryl Webster. DPD said the incident was the result of domestic violence but did not provide the exact nature of the relationship between Webster and Duncan.
One person was also killed in a separate shooting incident overnight in the 2300 block of Curtis Street, according to a tweet from DPD. Tevon Horton-King, 29, was killed in the shooting. A second victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.
In addition, DPD said that there was another overnight shooting at E. Colfax Avenue and Verbena Street, and two victims were taken to the hospital.
Metro Denver Crime Stoppers
Anyone with information 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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Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-222-8477. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.
Calls to the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers are not recorded and the phone does not have caller ID, according to the NoCoCrimestoppers website. A coordinator completes a tips information form, makes initial inquiries and passes the information along to investigators.
A two-way dialogue system online also allows tipsters to come back and provide additional information and ask questions.
A community board of directors meets regularly to evaluate arrests and determine reward amounts.
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