The Denver Police Department was called to a home located off the 2500 block of South Quitman Street in Denver, on Friday after a tenant was evicted and the landlord started cleaning out the property. The landlord contacted authorities after finding suspicious items inside of the home which turned out to be cremated remains in numerous boxes.

Investigators from the Denver Police Department and the Denver Medical Examiner's Office processed the scene, including a hearse that was on the property. A woman's body was found inside the hearse along with other boxes of cremated remains.

K99 logo
Get our free mobile app

The body of the woman was identified as a 63-year-old who died of natural causes in August 2022. According to the press release from the Denver Police Department, there are approximately 30 decedents that have been recovered. Currently, investigators are going through the state databases with the labels on the boxes to identify the remains to be able to get them returned to their families.

Denver Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man by the name of Miles Harford, 33, for investigation of Abuse of a Corpse, Forgery, and Theft about the findings of the woman's body and the cremated remains.

Harford has been identified as the previous owner of Apollo Funeral and Cremation Services located in Littleton, Colorado, which has been closed since September of 2022.

The Denver Police Department is telling clients of Apollo Funeral and Cremation Services who did not receive the cremains of a loved one, had irregularities with, or concerns about the services by Apollo, you are encouraged to contact the Denver Police Major Crimes Division and Denver Police Victim Assitance Unit at 720-913-6610. See the full press release from the Denver Police Department at

15 Things Coloradans Love Most About Our Great State

Colorado is by far one of the best places to call home in the country. Here's why.

Gallery Credit: Tanner Chambers

10 of the Wildest Colorado Wildlife Stories

Take a peek at some of the silliest, strangest, and most bizarre animal tales from Colorado.

Gallery Credit: Kelsey Nistel


More From K99