Man found in Cherry Creek dies from injuries; case investigated as homicide
DENVER -- A man who was assaulted and later found in Cherry Creek died from his injuries on Tuesday night, the Denver Police Department said. The man, 44-year-old Juan Mendez-Lopez, suffered blunt force injuries. Police are investigating the case as a homicide. Mendez-Lopez was found in the creek near Cherry Creek Drive North and South Monroe Street on Sunday morning.