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Avis King

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: Unknown

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: Unknown


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 04/14/1980


Agency: Denver Police Department

City: Denver

Date of Birth: 02/08/1903

County: Denver

Date of Death: 04/16/1980

Agency Case #: 1980-578874

Age: 77

Judicial District: 2nd Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Other Race

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Unknown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Unknown

About this Case:

On April 16, 1980, 77 year old Avis King and her daughter, Pearl Ashworth, were found stabbed to death in their apartment located on the 1300 block of Pearl Street. Avis was completely blind, and her daughter, Pearl, was nearly blind. Pearl died at the scene as a result of her injuries. Avis was taken to the hospital where she died two days later on April 16, 1980. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Denver Police Department.

Related Cases

Photo Case Name Case #
Pearl Ashworth 1980-578874

If you have any information about this case, please contact:

Denver Police Department



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