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Michael Leighton

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: 6' 2"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 245 lbs


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 12/19/2003


Agency: Denver Police Department

City: Denver

Date of Birth: 05/22/1979

County: Denver

Date of Death: 12/19/2003

Agency Case #: 2003-371570

Age: 24

Judicial District: 2nd Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Brown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

About this Case:

On December 19, 2003, Michael Leighton was at a car wash located on the 3400 block of West Colfax Avenue. Mr. Leighton was approached by an unknown suspect, when an altercation ensued and the suspect shot Mr. Leighton. The unknown suspect fled the scene. Mr. Leighton was transported to Denver Health Medical Center where he died as a result of his injuries. 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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