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Judge sets trial for Colorado Springs man accused of killing 2 young siblings
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COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado psychiatrists have determined a man accused of stabbing to death his two young siblings was “completely sane” at the time of the attacks. The Gazette reported Monday that a judge has scheduled 21-year-old Malik Murphy’s trial for Feb. 18. Murphy has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the October […]

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Aurora man accused of killing wife says he may have blacked out, hurt her after argument, affidavit says
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Aurora Police Department Keith Zotto An Aurora man accused of killing his wife in late June said he may have blacked out during an argument and it was possible he had hurt his wife, whose body was found in the garage days later, according to an affidavit. The investigation began around noon on July 2 […]

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Denver man suspected of killing wife in 2015 can use her life insurance money to pay for his defense, Colorado Supreme Court rules
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A Denver man who is accused of strangling his wife to death can use the money from her life insurance policy to pay his defense attorney even though the guardian of his two young children has argued that they should get it, the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled. Denver District Attorney Robert Feldman Robert Feldman, […]

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Thornton man arrested in 1987 cold case killing of Fort Carson soldier
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A 20-year-old soldier stationed at Fort Carson was murdered more than three decades ago. On Friday, Colorado Springs police announced that a 58-year-old Thornton man has been arrested in the case. CSPD Darlene Krashoc The body of Darlene Krashoc was found early March 17, 1987, behind the Korean Club Restaurant, 2710 S. Academy Blvd., according […]

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Convicted pedophile who lived in Colorado charged in 1993 killing of Missouri girl
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O’FALLON, Mo. — A convicted pedophile who ran an international child pornography ring has been charged with the 1993 abduction, rape and killing of a 9-year-old Missouri girl, after previously undetected DNA found on her clothing implicated him in the crime, authorities announced Wednesday. Earl Webster Cox, who has been in custody for years because […]

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Longmont man accused of kicking, killing girlfriend’s puppy
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via Denver7 Jon Guthery LONGMONT – A Longmont man is facing animal cruelty charges after allegedly kicking and killing his girlfriend’s puppy last weekend. Jon Guthery, 37, was booked into Boulder County Jail early Thursday morning on suspicion of cruelty to animals, a class 6 felony. An affidavit for his arrest states Longmont police received […]

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Lakewood man charged with killing strip club dancer found dead in motel bathroom
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Matthew Williams Five months after a strip club dancer was found dead in a Lakewood motel bathroom, police have arrested the man they say killed her. Matthew Williams, 27, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of first-degree murder after a lengthy investigation into the death of 22-year-old Olivia Hector. Cleaning staff found Hector dead on Nov. […]

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Woman sentenced to 6 years in prison for hitting, killing bicyclist in Englewood last year
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An Arapahoe County judge on Friday sentenced an Aurora woman to six years in prison for hitting and killing a woman riding her bicycle and then fleeing the scene, the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said in a news release. 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office Dominique Cain Dominique Cain, 33, pleaded guilty Jan. 11 to […]

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Denver man convicted of killing bystander who intervened in assault of 2 teens
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A Denver jury found 30-year-old DeJuan Stamps guilty of first-degree murder in the 2017 killing of 62-year-old James Farmer Jr., according to the Denver District Attorney’s Office. Denver District Attorney's Office DeJuan Stamps Stamps was convicted of the murder charge as well as two counts of first-degree assault, one count of second-degree assault and two […]

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How police got Christopher Watts to confess to killing his wife after he failed a polygraph
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Christopher Watts failed a polygraph test before investigators were able to pressure him into confessing that he killed his pregnant wife and hid her body, as well as those of his two young daughters. For two days, the Frederick man had claimed to not know what happened to his family after a friend reported his […]

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Watts murder investigation: Frederick man charged with killing family alleges prosecutors leaked information to press
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Christopher Watts, the Frederick man charged with murder in connection with the deaths of his pregnant wife and two young daughters, wants an investigation into whether prosecutors or police leaked information about the case to reporters, court documents show. Prosecutors denied the accusation in a court filing and said that much of the information reported […]

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$15K reward offered in killing of Quandary Peak mountain goats
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BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. – The reward for information leading to the person or people responsible for killing two young mountain goats near the summit of Quandary Peak in July has been tripled to $15,000. Courtesy of Colorado Parks and Wildlife Two mountain goats were shot to death on Quandary Peak, and officials are searching for the […]

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Judge sends Scott Ostrem, Thornton Walmart triple killing case to trial
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BRIGHTON — A man charged with killing three people at a crowded suburban Denver Walmart last fall fired seven shots in about 20 seconds near the entrance before walking out without saying anything, the lead investigator said Friday. Detective Doug Parker testified during a hearing after which District Judge Mark Warner ruled there was enough […]

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1 arrested in killing in Colorado Springs
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COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs police on Sunday arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the killing of another man the day before. The shooting happened in the early hours of Saturday near in the west side of Colorado Springs. When police arrived about 6 a.m. they found a man lying in the street. He […]

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