Police ID Capitol Hill stabbing victim, search for suspect

28-year-old Ryan Haldeman

28-year-old Ryan Haldeman

DENVER – Police have identified the man who was stabbed to death in the Capitol Hill area Friday morning.

Denver police said 28-year-old Ryan Haldeman was the victim of a homicide that occurred near the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Street on Friday.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found Haldeman suffering from multiple stab wounds, according to a news release. Haldeman was taken to Denver Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later, according to police.

Investigators are still looking for the suspect, who they said is described as a 6-foot-tall black male, between 20 to 45 years old, and weighs 180 pounds. Police said the man had salt and pepper facial stubble, and was wearing a blue or black coat and white pants at the time of the incident.

The suspect was last seen fleeing the area in a northwest direction through a parking lot and westbound on East 14th Avenue, according to police.

If you have any information regarding the incident, Denver police ask you to call Crime Stoppers at (720)-913-STOP (7867). You can text to: CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or send an e-mail to If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash award up to $2,000.