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Boulder police seek information on Friday night altercation that led to death of 30-year-old man


Boulder police said they are investigating a fatal altercation Friday that left a 30-year-old man dead. Police are seeking help from the public to find more information.

The Boulder County Coroner’s Office identified the man who died Friday as Christopher Eyer, of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.

According to a Boulder Police Department news release, officers were contacted about 10:30 p.m. Friday for an altercation in the 700 block of Arapahoe Avenue. Officers arrived on scene within minutes and began rendering medical aid to Eyer. He was taken to a hospital, where, the release said, Eyer succumbed to his injuries.

The altercation occurred between Eyer and other men, according to police. Police said they have identified the person responsible in this incident and that there is no threat to the community.

Boulder police detectives are seeking witnesses and any information on the moments leading up to the altercation. The release said detectives would like to speak to anyone who saw Eyer between 9:30 and 10:30 p.m. in the area of Ninth Street between Pearl Street and Arapahoe Avenue. He was described as a white man with a full beard, approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall, wearing a suit jacket, pants and a white button-down shirt with no tie.

Detectives are also looking for surveillance or doorbell video related to these events.

The Boulder County Coroner’s Office is investigating and will determine the official cause and manner of Eyer’s death.

The release said anyone with information related to this crime is asked to call Detective A. Flynn at 303-441-1850 or Detective E. Starks at 303-441-3067 reference case 21-07542. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at

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