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James Monroe Smith

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: 5' 8"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 160 lbs


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 04/20/1997


Agency: Denver Police Department

City: Denver

Date of Birth: 08/31/1955

County: Denver

Date of Death: 04/20/1997

Agency Case #: 1997-015898

Age: 41

Judicial District: 2nd Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Hazel

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

Members of the Denver Police Department responded to the area of W. 47th Avenue and Bryant Street on a report of a deceased male within the alley. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim, later identified as James Monroe Smith. During the preliminary investigation it was determined James Smith was beaten and stabbed to death. James Smith was homeless at the time of his murder and was known to frequent bars in the north Denver area. The suspect(s) responsible for the death of James Monroe Smith have yet to be identified. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Denver Police Department.

If you have any information about this case, please contact:

Denver Police Department



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