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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 #: 9700-5207

Age: 19

Judicial District: 2nd Judicial District

Gender: Female

Year Solved:

Race: African American

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Brown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Brown

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. ***If anyone has any additional information please contact the Denver Police Department.

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Denver Police Department



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