Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

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


News Release

February 25, 2021 Contact: Carolyn Tyler, Communications Director,, 720-913-9025

Denver District Attorney Files Vehicular Homicide Charges Against Donovan Bartlett

DENVER—Denver District Attorney Beth McCann announced that Donovan Bartlett (age 41) is charged with one count of vehicular homicide.

On the evening of February 12, 2021, Denver police officers responded to a traffic accident at intersection of West Evans Avenue and South Zuni Street. The front seat passenger of a van traveling through the green light had suffered fatal injuries and two other adult individuals suffered serious bodily injury.   

Bartlett was taken into custody at the scene. His case number is 21CR01010 and he is scheduled for Second Advisement on March 2, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. in courtroom 2300.

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See Colo. RPC 3.6