Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

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


News Release

June 17, 2021 Contact: Carolyn Tyler, Communications Director,, 720-913-9025

Denver Jury Finds Byron Whitehorn Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Four Women

DENVER—After deliberating for approximately five hours, a Denver jury late Wednesday found 52-year old Byron Whitehorn guilty of sexually assaulting four women. In 2019 Whitehorn was charged by prosecutors with the Denver District Attorney’s Office with eight counts of sexual assault (F4). Whitehorn targeted young women as they exited LoDo bars. He would offer his victims a ride home but then sexually assault them.

“I thank the jury for their service and am proud that we secured justice for these four brave women,” said Denver DA Beth McCann. “These women are to be commended for finding the courage to go through a criminal trial and I hope their stories empower other sexual assault victims to report their abuse.”

Whitehorn will be sentenced on August 27, 2021. This Denver District Court Case 19CR00116 and was heard in courtroom 5B.

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