Second Judical District
201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202
June 7, 2018 Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025
NEWS RELEASE –
June 7, 2018
Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025
UBER DRIVER CHARGED IN SHOOTING DEATH OF PASSENGER
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann has formally charged an Uber driver in the shooting death of a passenger last Friday.
Michael Hancock (dob: 07-24-1988) is charged with one count of murder in the first degree-after deliberation (F1). The charge was directed filed in District Court today.
The charge alleges that early in the morning of June 1, 2018, on I-25 near University Boulevard, the defendant shot and killed his passenger, 45-year-old Hyun Kim.
The defendant’s first appearance in District Court 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