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April 28, 2017

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Update No. 3: Homicide investigation in Coal Creek Canyon

The investigation into the murder of three people on Divide View Drive continues

Golden, Colo. - Sheriff's detectives are continuing their investigation into the murder of three people at a residence on Divide View Drive.

Investigators completed their crime scene investigation yesterday and released the home in the 800 block of Divide View Drive back to the victims' family. During the course of the investigation over 100 marijuana plants were removed from the home, which were part of a marijuana grow. Investigators continue to look at whether the marijuana grow played a role in the homicides or not.

Detectives continue to interview a number of witnesses and persons of interest in the investigation, both in-state and out-of-state. As stated in prior releases, specific details about any traumatic injury each victim may have suffered will not be disclosed publically during the course of the investigation, except through information that the Coroner's Office may disclose when publically releasing their determination as to the cause and manner of each death.

The Sheriff's Office asks that anyone who may have information related to, or that may help with, this investigation to contact the Sheriff's Office tip-line at (303) 441-3674, or to submit a tip by email. Anyone who would like to provide information but remain anonymous may contact Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.

Prior media releases on the #CCHomicide investigation can be found here, here, and here. Any investigative updates that can be released in the future without compromising the investigation will be distributed through future media releases.

The case number associated with this investigation is 17-2172.

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/s/ Cmdr. Mike Wagner
Public Information Officer