Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202


News Release

May 7, 2020 Contact: Carolyn Tyler, Communications Director,

Denver DA Charges George Magee with Murder and Assault of His Neighbors

DENVER—Today, the Denver District Attorney filed murder and other charges against 50-year old George Magee for an incident that occurred on May 3, 2020 in the 900 block of Clay Street. After an altercation with his neighbors, Magee is alleged to have shot and killed Billy Williams (age 41). He is also alleged to have also shot an adult female who survived her injuries.

Magee is charged with two counts of murder in the first degree (F1), two counts of criminal attempt to commit murder in the first degree (F2), four counts of possession of a weapon by a previous offender (F6) and two counts of assault in the first degree (F3). He is scheduled to next be in court tomorrow at 8:30 in courtroom 5A for second advisement. Magee’s case number is 20CR02842.


The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual(s) committed a crime(s) under Colorado laws.  A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.  See Colo. RPC 3.6