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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Charges Filed in Deaths of Two Men in Belmar Park

Vicente Orozco

(August 28, 2019 – Golden, CO)  District Attorney Pete Weir announced today that charges have been filed in the deaths of two men in a Lakewood park. Vicente Enrique Orozco, DOB 1-1-00, has been charged with 17 counts, including the First Degree Murder of both men.

Orozco has been charged with:2 counts of First Degree Murder – After Deliberation (F1)

  • 1 count of First Degree Murder – Felony Murder (F1)
  • 1 count of Attempted First Degree Murder (F2)
  • 2 counts of Aggravated Robbery (F3)
  • 11 Violent Crime Counts

As previously reported by Lakewood police, on August 15, 2019, just after midnight, they were called to Belmar Park on a report of a stabbing. They found 19-year-old Ivan Rivera had been stabbed multiple times. He was transported to the hospital. He died a few days later.

At 7:00 a.m. on August 15, Lakewood police were called to another stabbing in Belmar Park, where they found 61-year-old Stevan Sandvick deceased.

Lakewood police arrested Vicente Orozco on August 21, 2019.

Orozco is being held without bond at the Jefferson County jail. His preliminary hearing is set for September 27 at 8:30. Because the arrest affidavit is sealed, there is no additional information at this time.

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