Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility

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Colorado Prisoner Who Murdered As Teen Hangs Self

A man serving a life sentence for two murders he committed when he was a teenager has hanged himself, and a prison reform advocate says he had lost hope in a sentencing review process triggered by a U.S. Supreme Court decision.

03/27/2014

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DA Seeks Death Penalty In Slaying Of Prison Worker

An inmate accused in the 2002 slaying of a prison worker will be placed on trial and prosecutors will seek the death penalty after a judge Tuesday allowed the suspect to withdraw his guilty plea.

04/09/2013

Mary Ricard, left (credit: Department of Corrections) Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility, right (credit: CBS)

Coroner: Colorado Corrections Officer Was Killed With Kitchen Knife

The female corrections officer killed at the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility in Ordway last week was stabbed to death with a kitchen knife.

10/06/2012

Mary Ricard, left (credit: Department of Corrections) Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility, right (credit: CBS)

Memorial Held For Slain Prison Worker

The death of a correctional officer who was killed in an assault involving an inmate drives home that there aren’t enough people like her, Gov. John Hickenlooper said at a public memorial service Monday.

10/01/2012

Miguel Contreras-Perez (credit: Colorado Department of Corrections)

Inmate Suspected In Prison Guard Killing Had Past With Victim

A guard killed inside prison walls may have been targeted by an inmate who knew her from years ago.

09/27/2012

Mary Ricard, left (credit: Department of Corrections) Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility, right (credit: CBS)

Suspect In Killing Of Prison Employee Is A Convicted Kidnapper

The suspect in the murder of a state prison guard is a convicted kidnapper and sex offender.

09/25/2012

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Prison Staffer Dies In Southeastern Colorado Prison

One staffer is dead and another was seriously injured after a disturbance at a Colorado prison Monday morning.

09/24/2012

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