US Marshals Join Search For Suspect In 3 Slayings In Rye
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – Federal marshals have joined the search for a 59-year-old handyman suspected of shooting three people to death and setting their Pueblo County home on fire.
Charlie Ahmad of the U.S. Marshals Service in Denver said Wednesday the federal officers are helping Pueblo County deputies look for 59-year-old Harry Carl Mapps.
Ahmad declined to release any details of the hunt.
The sheriff’s office said Monday Mapps is the primary suspect in the deaths of 51-year-old Reginald Tuttle, 55-year-old Kim Tuttle and their daughter, 33-year-old Dawn Roderick.
They were found in the remains of a house outside the southern Colorado town of Rye, which burned on Nov. 27.
Investigators say Mapps cashed checks bearing the name of one of the victims in Pueblo and La Junta on the day of the fire.
(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
More Rye Murders Stories
- Harry Mapps Pleads Guilty To Triple Murder, Sentenced To Life In Prison
- Judge Unseals Arrest Documents In Pueblo County Triple Murder Case
- Suspected Triple Murder Fugitive Back In Colorado
- Rye Triple Murder Suspect Waives Extradition From Oklahoma
- Marshals Arrest Harry Mapps, Suspect In 3 Rye Slayings
- Suspect In 3 Rye Slayings One Of U.S.’s Most Wanted Fugitives
- Hunt For Triple Murder Suspect In Colorado Widens To Include Entire U.S.