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Willie Bender

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: Unknown

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: Unknown


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 10/06/1979


Agency: Denver Police Department

City: Denver

Date of Birth: 11/11/1936

County: Denver

Date of Death: 10/06/1979

Agency Case #: 1979-541638

Age: 42

Judicial District: 2nd Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: African American

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Brown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Black

About this Case:

In the early morning hours of October 6th, 1979, 42 year old Willie Bender was inside of Pooh's and Sha's Restaurant located near the intersection of East 34th Avenue and Franklin Street. Mr. Bender and another unknown male became involved in an argument. During the course of the argument, the unidentified suspect shot and killed Mr. Bender. Willie Bender was known to his associates by the moniker L.A. 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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