Investigators say gun evidence links a Colorado parolee fatally shot in Texas with the death of Colorado’s corrections’ chief.
The slain executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections will be remembered in a public memorial service on Monday.
Gov. John Hickenlooper said he is still reeling from the events of the past week involving the slaying of the Colorado prisons chief and the death of the suspect in that murder, the child of an old friend.
A deputy who was shot by a Colorado murder suspect and prison parolee last week got help from another deputy and his mother, who is a nurse; they just happened to be in the area.
Attorney Jack Ebel testified before the Colorado Legislature two years ago that solitary confinement in a Colorado prison was destroying the psyche of his son, Evan.