At approximately 1:50 a.m., members of the Denver Police and Fire Departments were notified of a structure fire at 357 South Colorado Boulevard by the Glendale Police Department. Denver Firefighters entered the building and removed a total of five victims described as four females and one male. All were pronounced deceased at that location. Each victim’s body showed obvious signs of trauma indicating that a Homicide investigation is warranted.
Denver Police are working in conjunction with arson investigators. There is no suspect information available at this time.
The cause, manner of death, and the identification of the victims will be released by the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner.
Additional information will be forthcoming pending further investigation.
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