Nick Lewis

Name: Nicholas Andrew Lewis

Murderers’ Ages: 16

Death: October 1, 2016, Englewood, Colorado


Nick was born in West Palm Beach, Florida, in 1983. He attended Lake Worth High School as a member of the Air Force Junior ROTC program before joining the United States Army. In 2007, he moved to Denver. He loved the outdoor life in Colorado, becoming an avid hiker and snowboarder.

Nick was a very successful chef. He cooked at many of Denver’s finest restaurants. The summer before his murder, he was hired as Executive Chef at the Blackbird Restaurant. He had also been promoted to Culinary Director overseeing its three affiliate restaurants. His cooking abilities gave him the opportunity to cook for the Governor of Colorado at the Governor’s Mansion. He was also featured in several articles and was a guest speaker on a local Denver radio show.

Nick was taken from his son Liam, his mother Victoria McGrath, his father Casey Lewis, his sisters Chelsea Lewis Steel (William), and Lilly McGrath, his grandmother Jeannette Teufel, and many other family members.

Written by an NOVJM volunteer.