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Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

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

720-913-2000
Beth.McCann@denverda.org

News Release

September 12, 2018 Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025

Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Teen (Evans)

NEWS RELEASE

September 12, 2018

Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025

 

 

MAN CHARGED IN FATAL TEEN STABBING

Defendant at-large since July; arrested September 10

 

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann has formally charged a man in connection with the fatal stabbing of a teen on East Colfax in July.

 

Auviauntea Evans (dob: 03-06-1999) is charged with one count of first degree murder-after deliberation (F1).  The charge was direct-filed, at-large in Denver District Court against the missing suspect on July 24 and a warrant for his arrest was issued.  Evans was arrested by Denver police on September 10.

 

The defendant is accused of fatally stabbing 17-year-old Reese Grant-Cobb on July 1, 2018, near 571 E. Colfax Avenue during an altercation with the victim.

 

The defendant is scheduled to make his first appearance in district court on September 14, at 8:30 a.m. in courtroom 4G.

 

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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