Evan Spencer Ebel ran up a long list of felony convictions before turning 21, joined a white supremacist gang behind bars, assaulted one prison guard and wrote that he fantasized about killing others.
From a young age, no one could tame Evan Spencer Ebel.
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.
A neighbor of Evan Ebel’s told CBS4 Thursday night that she remembered him “as a handful and a bit wild.”