First Degree Murder

Brendan Johnson and Cassandra Rieb (credit: CBS)

Death Penalty Sought In Slayings Of 70-Year-Olds

Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against a young couple accused of killing the man’s grandparents so he could get his modest inheritance.


Kelsy Newell-Skinner (credit: Denver District Attorney's Office)

Woman Accused Of Fatally Injuring 2-Month-Old Daughter Formally Charged

A woman accused of child abuse that resulted in the death of her 2-month-old daughter has been formally charged.


William Anderson Amaya (credit: Eagle County Sheriff's Office)

Charges Filed In El Jebel Double Slaying

A 33-year-old man suspected of killing his aunt and uncle in El Jebel after an argument with the aunt about the family dog has been formally charged.


Brendan Johnson, Cassandra Rieb (credit: CBS)

Teens Accused In Sterling Double Murder Advised Of Charges

Two teens accused of murdering both of one of the suspect’s grandparents appeared in court Wednesday morning.


Brendan Johnson and Cassandra Rieb (credit: CBS)

Sterling Teen Accused Of Murdering His Grandparents

Police have arrested a 19-year-old accused of killing his grandparents in the town of Sterling in Eastern Colorado.


Richard Villa (credit: Weld Co. DA)

Man Convicted Of Attempted Murder

A man convicted of attempted murder for his involvement in a gang-related shooting was sentenced to more than 40 years in prison.


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Man Accused Of Murder Pleads Not Guilty

A man accused of murdering two men in their Denver home appeared in court on Monday.


Harry Mapps (credit: CBS)

Harry Mapps Pleads Guilty To Triple Murder, Sentenced To Life In Prison

A man who killed three people outside the town of Rye in November 2013 and then set fire to a home has pleaded guilty. A judge immediately sentenced Harry Mapps to life in prison without the possibility of parole.


Richard Kirk (credit: Denver Police Department/CBS)

Man Accused Of Killing His Wife Appears In Court

Richard Kirk is being held without bond and is charged with first degree murder.


Kristine Kirk, left, and Richard Kirk, right (credit: CBS)

‘Involuntary Intoxication’ Could Set Man Accused Of Shooting Wife Free

Drug usage will play a big role in the defense of a man accused of killing his wife.




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