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Golden man charged with vehicular homicide in hit-and-run death of pedestrian in LoDo
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Denver District Attorney's Office Jerek Fabjancic The Denver District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday filed charges against a driver involved in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian last week after the Colorado Rockies home opener. Jerek Fabjancic, 29, of Golden, has been charged with vehicular homicide, leaving the scene involving death and other charges, the district […]

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Patrick Frazee expected to enter plea on charge alleging he bludgeoned Kelsey Berreth to death
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  Provided From left are Kelsey Berreth and Patrick Frazee. Patrick Frazee is expected to enter his plea Friday morning to murder charges in a case in which he’s accused of tricking fiancée Kelsey Berreth into wearing a blindfold for a candle-sniffing game inside her Woodland Park townhome before allegedly pummeling her in the head […]

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Craig mother charged in son’s Christmas Eve fire death
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Courtesy photo Vanessa Jenkins The mother of the boy who died in a tragic Christmas Eve fire in Craig is potentially facing up to 12 years behind bars after prosecutors accused her of the criminally negligent death of her child, 3-year-old Lane Ernest Cullen. According to arrest records, 26-year-old Vanessa Allison Jenkins was arrested April […]

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Colorado man pleads not guilty in California cold case death
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Newport Beach Police Department via AP From left are James Neal and Linda O’Keefe. SANTA ANA, Calif. — A Colorado man has pleaded not guilty to murder in the 1973 death of an 11-year-old California girl. James Neal of Monument, Colorado also pleaded not guilty in an Orange County courtroom Friday to lewd and lascivious […]

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Two Boulder County deputies charged in death now out at sheriff’s office
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The two Boulder County Sheriff’s Office deputies charged with manslaughter in the death of a man they were transporting to detox in September are now no longer with the department. Boulder County Sheriff's Office via AP From left are Boulder County sheriff’s deputies James O’Brien and Adam Lunn. Deputies James O’Brien, 49, and Adam Lunn, […]

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“Life where there was death”: New business hopes to transform Colorado funeral home that allegedly sold body parts against families’ wishes
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The former Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors building in Montrose is about to become home for a new business, which hopes to provide the reeling town a redemption story. The building has remained vacant since the FBI raided the premises just over a year ago. It was between those walls that the former owners allegedly chopped […]

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Lakewood man convicted of child abuse resulting in death of his infant daughter
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Lakewood Police Department Kelly Ray Kerr A 39-year-old Lakewood man has been found guilty of child abuse resulting in the death of his 3-month-old daughter. Kelly Ray Kerr was found guilty by a Jefferson County jury after a five-day trial, according to the district attorney’s office. The jury deliberated for less than two hours before […]

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Denver police investigate death downtown near Lawrence, 15th streets
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Police are investigating the circumstances of a person’s death early Wednesday morning in downtown Denver. The body was discovered near Lawrence and 15th streets, according to a 4:56 a.m. Denver police tweet. Few details are available. The gender and age of the dead person have not been released. Related Articles Second suspect arrested in connection […]

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Authorities investigate suspicious death after woman’s body found in Jefferson County
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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death after a woman’s body was found Monday morning. The body was discovered around 7 a.m. behind a commercial building in the 4800 block of Ward Road in unincorporated Jefferson County, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. Investigators are calling the death suspicious. The […]

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Douglas County sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish remembered on snowy 1-year anniversary of shooting death
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Snow fell on dozens of Douglas County sheriff’s deputies Monday morning as they gathered to remember their fallen colleague Zackari Parrish, who was killed on New Year’s Eve 2017 while trying to take a mentally ill man into custody. Three other Douglas County sheriff’s deputies, a Castle Rock Police Department officer and two civilians were […]

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Two more suspects arrested in Mesa County death of Clifton man who went missing in April
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Two more suspects have been arrested in a Mesa County homicide investigation, bringing the total number of arrests in the case to four. John C. Eddy, 25, and David S. Castro, 32, both of Clifton, have been arrested as suspects in the death of Kyle Free, according to the sheriff’s office. Both men are facing charges […]

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Fort Collins woman gets 12 years for infant son’s death
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FORT COLLINS — A Colorado woman whose infant son died while investigators say she was passed out from drug use for 18 hours on her birthday has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports 29-year-old Mandi Woodall was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to child abuse. The plea agreement […]

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Shanann Watts’ family files wrongful death lawsuit against Christopher Watts, who murdered her and their two children
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The family of the Frederick woman and her two small daughters slain by Christopher Watts filed a lawsuit against the murderer seeking money for the pain and suffering of losing their loved ones. Sandra and Frank Rzucek filed the wrongful death suit against Watts in Weld County District Court on Nov. 19, the same day […]

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Death penalty expert says Weld County DA made right choice in Christopher Watts case
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As the sentencing hearing for a Frederick man who pleaded guilty last week in the murders of his pregnant wife and children approaches, experts agree that Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke made the right decision in not pursuing the death penalty in the case. Christopher Watts, 33, was accused of killing his pregnant wife, […]

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