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10-24-2016, 02:57 PM

Teens Arrested, Accused In Murder Of Popular Chef
October 24, 2016 2:08 PM


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Englewood arrested two teenagers in connection with the shooting death of a popular chef earlier this month.

Police said it was about 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 1 when Nick Lewis, 33, the popular chef at Denver’s Blackbird Public House, had been walking home from the 7-Eleven near South Acoma Street. The single father of an 8-year-old boy was struck by several bullets, and later died at the hospital.

On Oct. 21, two 16-year-old males were charged with first-degree murder and attempt to commit aggravated robbery in the death of Lewis. Both males were in custody on unrelated charges when the charges in the Lewis murder case were filed.

11-05-2016, 05:38 AM

Teens Arrested In Chef’s Murder Will Be Charged As Adults
November 4, 2016 6:24 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – The two teenagers arrested in the shooting death of a popular chef last month have been identified and will be charged as adults.

Raheem Vaughn Benson, 16, of Littleton and Louis Fernando Lara-Macias, 16, of Englewood, remain in custody on charges of first-degree murder after deliberation, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and attempted aggravated robbery.

06-20-2018, 06:51 PM

Teen who murdered Denver chef and then boasted about it on Facebook sentenced to life
10:23 PM, Jun 18, 2018


ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A teen prosecutors say boasted on social media after randomly shooting and killing a Denver chef in 2016 was sentenced in an Arapahoe County court Friday.

Arapahoe District Court Judge Andrew Baum sentenced 18-year-old Raheem Benson to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years.

He was 16 years old when he murdered 33-year-old Nicholas Lewis.

Benson and Louis Lara-Macias, who was sentenced in December for Lewis’s death, killed Lewis on Oct. 1, 2016, near South Acoma Street and West Cornell Ave while Lewis was walking home from a convenience store.

The chef at Blackbird Public House was found lying on his back on a nearby sidewalk and pronounced dead later that night.

A coroner’s report found Lewis had been shot three times, including in the heart.