Second Judical District
201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202
April 17, 2018 Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025
NEWS RELEASE –
April 17, 2018
Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025
MAN CHARGED IN STABBING DEATH OF CO-WORKER
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann has formally charged a man in the stabbing death of a co-worker.
Dawaune Ellis (dob: 01/23/1994) is charged with one count of murder in the first degree (F1) and one count of possession of a weapon by previous offender (F5). He was arrested on April 11 and the charges were direct-filed in Denver District Court today.
The charges allege that on April 5, 2018, the defendant fatally stabbed 28-year-old Anthony Miles-Hollis at the Sysco of Denver food distribution warehouse at 5000 North Beeler Street and then fled. Prior to the stabbing, Ellis allegedly had punched and/or choked Mr. Anthony-Hollis.
The defendant’s first court appearance has not yet been scheduled.
|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