A convict released early from prison and accused of killing an attorney in Lakewood appeared in court Wednesday morning.
The Colorado Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee began investigating Thursday what one legislator described as an ‘ongoing culture of problems’ within the state parole department.
The Joint Judiciary Committee of the Colorado Legislature will hold hearings Thursday and Friday into what committee chairs call “serious deficiencies in the operations of Intensive Supervision Parole.”
A series of CBS4 ”Justice Failed” investigations into gaps in Colorado’s intensive supervision program for parolees has prompted the Colorado House Judiciary Committee to schedule oversight hearings into the program.
A judge has denied lowering the bond for a man accused in the murder of a prominent Lakewood lawyer.
A 4 On Your Side Investigation has learned that a Colorado prison parolee who fled from parole and confessed to a murder in Lakewood, had a long history of such escapes but had still been placed on a comparatively low level of supervision by Colorado’s Division of Parole.
CBS4 has uncovered a case of a parolee who pleaded guilty to murder that’s also raising troubling questions about how dangerous criminals are put back into the community.
The man charged with sexually assaulting and killing a family attorney in Lakewood appeared in court Tuesday morning.
A man accused of killing the suburban Denver attorney whose body was found by a cleaning crew in her office was indicted Monday on charges including murder and sexual assault.
There have been no arrests in the murder of a lawyer in a Lakewood office building earlier this month but a person of interest in the case has been returned to Colorado.