Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

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


News Release

April 25, 2019 Contact: Carolyn Tyler, Communications Director,, 720-913-9025

Man Charged with Murder after Confronting Car Thieves (Fitch)

DENVER—The Denver District Attorney’s Office announced that prosecutors today filed a charge of murder in the first degree (F1) against Brice Fitch (age 24).  Fitch is alleged to have shot and killed a man with an AR-15 rifle while he was breaking into Fitch’s vehicle.

Fitch was first advised on Monday, April 22, 2019.  His case number is 19CR03005.


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