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Shawnette Phillips

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: 5' 4"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 90 lbs


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 02/04/1997


Agency: Denver Police Department

City: Denver

Date of Birth: 12/23/1977

County: Denver

Date of Death: 02/04/1997

Agency Case #: 1997-05207

Age: 19

Judicial District: 2nd Judicial District

Gender: Female

Year Solved:

Race: African American

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Brown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Black

About this Case:

The victim and her companion were walking near East 35th Avenue and Clayton Street, a residential neighborhood, when they noticed a vehicle approaching. As the vehicle got closer, the driver accelerated, drove over the curb line and intentionally maneuvered the vehicle in a manner to run into the couple. The victim's companion was able to avoid being hit by the vehicle; however the victim was struck and dragged under the vehicle. The victim was immediately transported to a local hospital, but unfortunately did not survive. 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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