A sergeant with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has been fired after more than 20 years after it was revealed that he was convicted of killing someone.
Newly released surveillance video from an airport in Utah shows what happened in July when a Colorado pilot jumped a perimeter fence and drove a commercial jet into a parking lot.
Authorities are trying to determine how a pilot suspected in a homicide was able to slip into a small Utah airport and steal an empty passenger plane that he drove into some cars. He was later found dead in an aisle of the aircraft with a gunshot wound to the head.
A spokeswoman for SkyWest airlines said Colorado Springs murder suspect Brian Hedglin, who killed himself Monday after stealing and then crashing a plane on a Utah runway, had been on leave since the day police found his girlfriend’s body.
A pilot accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend in Colorado Springs stole a plane in St. George, Utah, and committed suicide while in the cockpit, according to authorities.