A new attack ad in the very tight race for governor in Colorado suggests incumbent Gov. John Hickenlooper’s policies may have led to the murder of the state’s corrections department chief.
In 1998, 19-year-old Rene Lima-Marin and his friend robbed two Aurora video stores at gunpoint.
A Saudi national serving eight years to life in prison in Colorado after being convicted in 2006 of sexually assaulting a housekeeper and keeping her a virtual slave for four years has been ordered to attend a parole hearing on Tuesday.
The investigation into the slaying of Colorado prisons chief Tom Clements continues, and as investigators continue to pursue all angles they are looking at complaints made by suspect Evan Ebel while he was behind bars.
The ex-convict suspected in the killing of Colorado’s prison chief who was mistakenly released from prison four years early slipped off his electronic monitoring bracelet, but parole officials didn’t realize he had fled until just hours before the slaying.
Colorado court officials have vowed to review procedures to ensure that a clerical mistake that allowed the early release of a prisoner — who then went on to allegedly shoot the state’s corrections director last month — doesn’t happen again.