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Human arm bone discovered under Japanese garden in Denver

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  • Crew workers on an excavation project found a human arm bone under a Japanese garden at the Denver Botanic Gardens.
  • The crew was replacing stream and pond linings at the time to prevent further water loss caused by cracks and damaged linings.
  • The gardens sit on an area that was once the city’s oldest and largest cemetery.
  • This is not the first occurrence, as human remains were previously discovered in the same area in 2008.

An excavation crew discovered a human bone while working on an excavation project at the Japanese Garden of the Denver Botanic Gardens.

The project was initiated to replace damaged and cracked linings in the streams, where the bone was found, and ponds in an effort to prevent further water loss, according to Associate Director of Communications Erin Bird.

Colorado plastic surgeon, nurse anesthetist charged with manslaughter in botched breast surgery

  • Plastic surgeon Dr. Geoffrey Kim and nurse anesthetist Rex Meeker were charged with reckless manslaughter in connection to a disastrous breast augmentation surgery in Colorado back in August 2019.
  • The patient, 19-year-old Emmalyn Nguyen, spent more than a year in a vegetative state before passing away in October 2020.
  • Nguyen’s family filed a civil lawsuit in December 2019, which concluded last year after Kim and Meeker each agreed to pay $1 million.
  • Following an arrest warrant, Kim surrendered himself to the police on Wednesday. However, he was released on a $5,000 bond.
  • An arrest warrant was also issued for Meeker, who remains out of custody.

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to include that Rex Meeker had also turned himself over to police.

A plastic surgeon and a nurse anesthetist in Colorado are now facing criminal charges in connection to a disastrous breast augmentation surgery that led to a young woman’s death in October 2020.

GOP Senate candidate Peter Yu defends ‘This racism thing? It’s a lie’ statement

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Republican Senate candidate Peter Yu defended his statement at a campaign event in Golden, Colo., last month, suggesting the #StopAsianHate movement has been “politically exaggerated.”

What happened: Speaking at an event hosted by the Colorado Log Cabin Republicans on July 20, Yu said he had never experienced anti-Asian discrimination amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado Times Recorder reported.

Teens Who Set House on Fire Killing Immigrant Family of 5 To Be Tried as Adults

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Two 16-year-olds will face charges as adults after setting fire to a house that killed five people in Green Valley Ranch in Denver last year.

Arrest and charges: Kevin Bui and Gavin Seymour, two of the three arrested teens connected to the fire that killed members of an immigrant family in August 2020, have been charged as adults, prosecutors said on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press.